January 1, 1946 – Hidden Japanese surrender after Pacific War has ended

January 1, 1946 – Hidden Japanese surrender after Pacific War has ended

An American soldier accepts the surrender of about 20 Japanese soldiers who only discovered that the war was over by reading it in the newspaper.

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December 29, 1915 – French government gives land for British war cemeteries

December 29, 1915 – French government gives land for British war cemeteries

On this day in 1915, the French National Assembly passes a law formally ceding the land that holds the British war cemeteries to Great Britain.

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October 6, 1970 – South Vietnamese forces withdraw from Cambodia

October 6, 1970 –  South Vietnamese forces withdraw from Cambodia

South Vietnamese military officials announce the end of a three-month operation in southeastern Cambodia and the withdrawal of the 12,000-man task force involved.

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