10 Sep 1947

Australian New Guinea
  • Hatazo Adachi committed ritual suicide with a rusty paring knife at Rabaul, New Britain. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • The Soviet Politburo approved 9 more open trials of 137 accused German war criminals. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]

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