26 Mar 1946
  • Long Island was decommissioned from service. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • US 83rd Infantry Division returned to the United States from Europe. ww2dbase [CPC]
South Africa
  • HMS Colossus completed her refitting and repairs at the Selborne drydock at Simonstown, South Africa. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
United States
  • James Doolittle was requested by US Secretary of War Robert Patterson to head a commission on the relationships between officers and enlisted men in the US Army; the findings of the "Doolittle Board" was later criticized by officers and non-commissioned officers as counter-productive. ww2dbase [Main Article | 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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