25 Feb 1946
  • Franz Halder was interrogated by US Army attorney Captain Sam Harris; during the interrogation, Halder revealed the plan and the history of the 1938 plot against Adolf Hitler (which was never launched). ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • The Red Army of the Soviet Union was officially renamed the Soviet Army. ww2dbase [CPC]
United States
  • USS Ancon was decommissioned from service at the New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, United States. ww2dbase [Main Article | Facility | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 25 Feb 1946
Japanese Army Major Ichikawa of 3rd Battalion, 215th Infantry Regiment awaiting trial for the death of 600 civilians of the village of Kalagan in Southern Burma during the war, Rangoon, 25 Feb 1946

25 Feb 1946 Interactive Map

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Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
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USS Chub underway, circa 1946

Famous WW2 Quote
"No bastard ever won a war by dying for his country. You win the war by making the other poor dumb bastard die for his country!"

George Patton, 31 May 1944