17 Dec 1946

United Kingdom
  • Violette Szabo was posthumously awarded the George Cross. ww2dbase [Violette Szabo | AC]
Photo(s) dated 17 Dec 1946
Stern view of USS Capitaine off Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, California, United States, 17 Dec 1946Port view of USS Capitaine off Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, California, United States, 17 Dec 1946Bow view of USS Capitaine off Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, California, United States, 17 Dec 1946

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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