5 Apr 1946
  • US 83rd Infantry Division was deactivated. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • USS Wake Island was decommissioned from service. ww2dbase [Wake Island | CPC]
  • USS Missouri arrived at Istanbul, Turkey with the remains of Turkish Ambassador Mehmet Munir Ertegun. ww2dbase [Missouri | 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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