Diary August 13, 1945
Diary for Monday, August 13, 1945:
Saburo Sakai after his long-range mission to Guadalcanal of August 7, 1942. He received shrapnel wounds and lost his eye.
Pacific: Sub.-Lt. Saburo Sakai, one-eyed Zero ‘ace’ (64 victories), shoots down B-29 Superfortress near Tokyo (night August 13-14).
Germany: French troops deployed in West Berlin.
Mongolia declares war on Japan.