23 Oct 1946

  • The US Army military government in Korea issued the Name Restoration Order, which provided means for Koreans to change their surnames back to their Korean surnames if they or their families had adopted Japanese surnames during the Japanese occupation. ww2dbase [CPC]
United States
  • USS Ling began her inactivation procedures. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]

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