23 Feb 1946
  • Japanese General Yamashita executed by hanging at Los Banos Prison Camp near Manila. ww2dbase [Tomoyuki Yamashita | CPC]
United States
  • USS Gabilan was decommissioned from service at New London, Connecticut, United States and was assigned to the Atlantic Reserve Fleet. ww2dbase [Gabilan | New London, Connecticut | CPC]

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Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
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