11 Apr 1946
  • Joseph Stalin informed the Soviet Politburo explaining why former Soviet Aviation Industry Commissar Aleksei Shakhurin and his colleagues were arrested, centering largely on their responsibility for manufacturing faulty aircraft during WW2. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 11 Apr 1946
General Dwight Eisenhower speaking at the Aircraft Engine Research Laboratory at Lewis Field, Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 11 Apr 1946; note lab director Edward Sharp in background

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