15 May 1947
  • USS Sea Robin commenced a simulated war patrol which called for her to circumnavigate South America; she would become the first American submarine to round Cape Horn. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
China
  • Chinese communist forces launched an offensive in northeastern China. 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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