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7 Jan 1947
  • US General George Marshall departed China after failing to secure peace in China. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • Colorado was decommissioned from service. ww2dbase [Colorado | CPC]
United Kingdom
  • Roderick Carr became the Division Controller of the London and South East Division of the United Kingdom Ministry of Civil Aviation. ww2dbase [Roderick Carr | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 7 Jan 1947
United States Coast Guard J2F-6 Duck aircraft resting in Antarctic waters during Operation Hughjump, 7 Jan 1947; ship in background was either USS Yancey or USS Merrick

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