15 August 1945

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Synonyms for 15 August 1945

the date of Allied victory over Japan, World War II


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Bill, see "Memo to all members of all Management Labor Committees, by Paul McNatt," 15 August 1945, Records of the War Manpower Commission, Region VII, Federal Record Group 211, Archives Branch of the Federal Records Center, East Point, Georgia, Series 14, Box 1, Folder 3.
Notice of the passing of Alan Fraser appeared in the June issue of Sabretache and it was appropriate that the same issue should carry his last article for the Journal--The Last Strike, the account of his participation in the last RAAF action against the Japanese in New Guinea on 15 August 1945, the day on which the Japanese surrender was announced.
Prepared by one who took part, these notes outline the last offensive action taken by the Royal Australian Air Force in the 1939-45 war--a strike operation by Beaufort aircraft of No 71 Wing against Japanese installations at Kiarivu in Northern New Guinea on the morning of 15 August 1945.
On what proved to be the last day of the war for the RAAF, 15 August 1945, No 71 Wing's three squadrons, Nos 7, 8 and 100, were ordered to carry out an attack on enemy concentrations in the village of Kiarivu, inland some 25 air miles WSW from Wewak.