20 Apr 1946

  • USS Sterlet arrived at Qingdao, China. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
French Indochina
  • An estimated 49,000 Japanese deserters were in the ranks of the Viet Minh in northern Vietnam at this time. ww2dbase [CPC]
United States
  • USS Haddock began preparations for decommissioning while at New London, Connecticut, United States. 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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"I have returned. By the grace of Almighty God, our forces stand again on Philippine soil."

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