28 Feb 1946

  • The Sino-French Accords was signed in Chongqing, China, in which France formally relinquished extra-territorial rights in Shanghai, Tianjin, Hankou, and Guangzhou. It also changed the status of Haiphong, Tonkin, French Indochina to that of a free port for the Chinese. In concession, China began withdrawing its troops from northern French Indochina. ww2dbase [Chongqing | CPC]
  • USS ABSD-1 prepared for inactivation while at Leyte Gulf, Philippine Islands. ww2dbase [ABSD-1 | CPC]
United States
  • Henry Arnold was removed from the active list of the US Army Air Force due to a heart arrhythmia. ww2dbase [Henry Arnold | CPC]
  • Joseph Stilwell stepped down as the commanding officer of Western Defense Command, Presidio of San Francisco, California, United States. ww2dbase [Joseph Stilwell | San Francisco, California | CPC]

28 Feb 1946 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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