30 Jul 1948
  • The upgraded M26 Pershing medium tanks were redesignated M26E2 Patton (later again redesignated M46). ww2dbase [M26 Pershing/M46 | CPC]
United Kingdom
  • In Great Britain the Criminal Justice Act abolished Penal Servitude, Hard Labour, Prison Divisions and Whipping as a form of corporal punishment (except in the case of mutiny, incitement to mutiny or treason). 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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