8 Jan 1946
  • Westcott was decommissioned from service. ww2dbase [Westcott | CPC]
  • British submarine HM Safari, reputedly the most successful Allied submarine of the Second World War, sank in the English Channel whilst under tow to the breakers. ww2dbase [AC]
United States Photo(s) dated 8 Jan 1946
Cumberland in Grand Harbour, Malta, 8 Jan 1946Ending her last operational voyage, escort carrier USS Bogue arrived at Alameda, California, United States, with a deck load of surrendered Japanese aircraft, 8 Jan 1946. Note Bogue’s Measure 21 paint.

8 Jan 1946 Interactive Map

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




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