16 Jan 1946

Australian New Guinea
  • Allied repatriation ship Hikawa Maru departed Wewak, New Guinea. ww2dbase [Hikawa Maru | CPC]
  • Alexander Novikov submitted plans for a reorganization of the Soviet Air Force to Joseph Stalin. ww2dbase [Alexander Novikov | 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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"Among the men who fought on Iwo Jima, uncommon valor was a common virtue."

Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, 16 Mar 1945