31 Jan 1947
  • South Dakota was decommissioned from service. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • The Bavarian de-Nazification tribunal in Nürnberg, Germany sentenced Hans Fritzsche to nine years of hard labor. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 31 Jan 1947
Lowering South Dakota

31 Jan 1947 Interactive Map

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
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"Since peace is now beyond hope, we can but fight to the end."

Chiang Kaishek, 31 Jul 1937