9 Jul 1947

Belgium
  • Ward Hermans' sentence was commuted to life imprisonment. ww2dbase [Ward Hermans | CPC]
United Kingdom
  • 21-year-old Princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom announced her engagement to Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten, the former Prince of Greece and Denmark. ww2dbase [AC]

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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"The raising of that flag on Suribachi means a Marine Corps for the next 500 years."

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