Texas Timeline Index
1945 January 26
Audie Murphy wins the Medal of Honor for his courageous fighting on this day.1945 May 08
V.E. Day the war is over in Europe.1945 August 06
A Texan scouts out a clear spot over Hiroshima, and the first atomic bomb is dropped.1945 August 14
The Texas 'Lost Battalion' is liberated, after helping POWs build the bridge on the River Kwai.1945 September 02
Adm. Chester A. Nimitz of Fredericksburg accepts the Japanese surrender to end World War II.