Texas Historical Documents

Texas Timeline - 1945

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.