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  • Kliment Voroshilov was awarded the Order of the Red Banner of the Uzbek Soviet Socialist Republic. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
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  • The keel of Portland was laid down by Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation at the Fore River Shipyard, Quincy, Massachusetts, United States. ww2dbase [Main Article | DS]

17 Feb 1930 Interactive Map

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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