31 Jul 1948
  • The battleship USS Nevada, having survived both sinking at Pearl Harbor and the Bikini Atoll atom bomb test, was finally destroyed as a target off US Territory of Hawaii. ww2dbase [Main Article | AC]
  • German industrialist Alfried Krupp was sentenced to 12 years imprisonment and the confiscation of his wealth. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]

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