17 Oct 1947

Japan
  • Prince Naruhiko was stripped of his royal title, and along with it, most of his wealth. ww2dbase [Naruhiko | CPC]
Singapore
  • SB No. 125 (formerly landing ship No. 108) and another SB ship (formerly landing ship No. 110) were surrendered to the United Kingdom at Singapore. ww2dbase [No. 101/103-class | Singapore | 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
"All that silly talk about the advance of science and such leaves me cold. Give me peace and a retarded science."

Thomas Dodd, late 1945