20 Aug 1946
  • Joseph Stalin explained that Vsevolod Merkulov's dismissal in May 1946 was due to his dishonesty during the war. ww2dbase [Vsevolod Merkulov | CPC]
Ceylon
  • Rohan Amerasekera became the assistant aerodrome officer at the Ratmalana Airport in Ceylon. ww2dbase [Rohan Amerasekera | Ratmalana | CPC]
Czechoslovakia
  • Vojtech Tuka was execute by hanging. ww2dbase [Vojtech Tuka | 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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Famous WW2 Quote
"We no longer demand anything, we want war."

Joachim von Ribbentrop, German Foreign Minister, Aug 1939