6 Mar 1953
  • USS Tunny was recommissioned into service. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • USS Menhaden was recommissioned into service, Lieutenant Commander William R. Werner in command. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Russia
  • Panteleimon Ponomarenko stepped down from his position at the Soviet Presidium, the successor of the Politburo. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 6 Mar 1953
Crew of USS Oriskany fighting a fire caused by a F4U-4 Corsair fighter landing accident, off Korea, 6 Mar 1953

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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