26 Jan 1946

  • Severin Dobrovolsky, a former White Russian military officer who later became loyal to the Soviet Union and acted as a Soviet spy in Finland, was executed for counter-revolutionary activities. ww2dbase [CPC]
United Kingdom
  • HMS P556 was transferred to the US Navy, and the submarine was struck from the US Naval Register. She would remain in Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom. ww2dbase [S-29/P556 | Portsmouth, England | CPC]
United States
  • USS Saint Paul arrived at Terminal Island Naval Shipyard near Los Angeles, California, United States for repairs. ww2dbase [Saint Paul | Los Angeles, California | CPC]
  • USS Shamrock Bay arrived at Seattle, Washington, United States, bringing back US servicemen from Pacific bases. ww2dbase [Shamrock Bay | Seattle, Washington | 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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