1 Jun 1946
  • Cumberland was decommissioned from service. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • During a Soviet High Military Council meeting Joseph Stalin accused Georgy Zhukov of plotting. Zhukov was in turn demoted to head the Odessa Military District. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Ivan Konev replaced Georgy Zhukov as the head of Soviet Ground Troops. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
China
  • USS Sterlet arrived at Shanghai, China. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Romania
  • Ion Antonescu was executed in Romania. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
United States
  • USS Whale was decommissioned from service. 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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