21 Feb 1946
  • Submarine R-1 sank in 6.4 meters of water at Key West, Florida, United States. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • In Nürnberg, Germany, Hans Fritzsche was shown a Soviet documentary about the destruction of Eastern European cities in the war and broke down. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Belgium
  • José Streel was exeucted by firing squad at the army barracks in Ixelles, Brussels, Belgium. ww2dbase [Main Article | 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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Famous WW2 Quote
"The raising of that flag on Suribachi means a Marine Corps for the next 500 years."

James Forrestal, Secretary of the Navy, 23 Feb 1945