1 Mar 1946
  • Wedderburn was decommissioned from service. ww2dbase [Wedderburn | CPC]
  • The Soviet Council of Commissars approved the promotion of Vasiliy Stalin, the son of Joseph Stalin, to the rank of major general; Vyacheslav Molotov personally called Vasiliy Stalin to share the news, but Vasiliy Stalin was too drunk to understand. ww2dbase [Vyacheslav Molotov | CPC]
China
  • The United States and China formally ended the Sino-American Special Technical Cooperative Organization (SACO) agreement. ww2dbase [CPC]
United States
  • USS Mero arrived at San Francisco Bay, California, United States. ww2dbase [Mero | CPC]
  • USS Shamrock Bay arrived at Boston, Massachusetts, United States for inactivation work. ww2dbase [Shamrock Bay | CPC]
  • Private medical practices were allowed at Site X of the Manhattan Project in Tennessee, United States. ww2dbase [Operation Trinity and Manhattan Project | Clinton Engineer Works | CPC]
  • Joseph Stilwell was made the commanding officer of 6th Army at Presidio of San Francisco, California, United States. ww2dbase [Joseph Stilwell | CPC]

1 Mar 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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