1 Dec 1954
  • Illustrious was decommissioned from service. ww2dbase [Illustrious | CPC]
Taiwan
  • Lieutenant General Yang Shaolian was named the commandant of the Republic of China Air Force Academy at Kaohsiung, Taiwan, relieving Lieutenant General Chen Youwei. ww2dbase [Kaohsiung | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 1 Dec 1954
Donald Hardman, Claude Pelly, and Louis Mountbatten at RAF Takali, Malta, 1 Dec 1954

1 Dec 1954 Interactive Map

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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