15 Mar 1946
  • The Greek Civil War began. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • Nikolai Voznesensky stepped down as the First Deputy Chairman of the Council of People's Commissars of the Soviet Union. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Georgy Malenkov stepped down as the deputy of the Soviet Council of Commissars. ww2dbase [CPC]
Germany
  • At Camp Tomato in Minden, Germany, Rudolf Höss confessed to having supervised the murder of countless Jews at Auschwitz Concentration Camp in occupied Poland. ww2dbase [Main Article | Event | CPC]
Russia
  • Joseph Stalin renamed all Soviet commissariats to ministries. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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