4 May 1946
  • Launched by Mrs. J. Hamilton Stubbs, HMCS Athabaskan was the last Tribal-class destroyer to be completed. Commissioned on 20 Jan 1948 her first commanding officer was Commander J. S. Davis RCN. Athabaskan saw considerable service in the Korean War and remained in Canadian service until Sep 1964, after which she was gradually run down and finally broken up in Italy in Jul 1969. ww2dbase [AC]
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  • N. A. Rozanov stepped down as GUKR SMERSH's chief in the 2nd Byelorussian Front. ww2dbase [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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