21 Aug 1954

France
  • Capitaine de vaisseau QuĂ©rangal des Essarts was named the commanding officer of Jeanne d'Arc. ww2dbase [Jeanne d'Arc | CPC]
Thailand
  • William Donovan stepped down as the US Ambassador to Thailand. ww2dbase [William Donovan | 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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"Since peace is now beyond hope, we can but fight to the end."

Chiang Kaishek, 31 Jul 1937