5 Jan 1946

China
  • The Chinese government officially accepted the results of the Mongolian referendum held on 20 Oct 1945, allowing Mongolia to form an independent state. ww2dbase [CPC]
Japan Russia
  • The Soviets executed German Major General Heinrich Remlinger, the former military commandant of Pskov, Russia. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
United States
  • James Doolittle entered reserve status. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]

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




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