19 Mar 1948
  • Queen Elizabeth was decommissioned from service. ww2dbase [Queen Elizabeth | CPC]
United Kingdom
  • HMS Valiant was sold for scrap while at Devonport, Devon, England, United Kingdom. ww2dbase [Valiant | Devonport, England | CPC]

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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Famous WW2 Quote
"The raising of that flag on Suribachi means a Marine Corps for the next 500 years."

James Forrestal, Secretary of the Navy, 23 Feb 1945