21 Aug 1954

France
  • Capitaine de vaisseau Quérangal 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]

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Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
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