×
Home Intro People Events Equipment Places Maps Books Photos Videos Other Reference FAQ About
     

World War II Database

24 Jan 1946
  • Kitty Hawk was decommissioned from service. ww2dbase [Kitty Hawk | CPC]
Dutch East Indies
  • Conrad Helfrich's position as the Commander of the Armed Forces in the East (ie. Dutch East Indies) was abolished. ww2dbase [Conrad Helfrich | CPC]
United States
  • Harry Truman secretly made Sidney Souers the chief of the newly-established Central Intelligence Group in a ceremony involving black cloaks and wooden daggers. This organization was not recognized by the Pentagon nor the FBI, and it would remain active for a very short period of time as all Truman wanted out of Souers was a concise daily report on intelligence matters so that Truman could save some time. ww2dbase [Harry Truman | CPC]

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




Did you enjoy this article? Please consider supporting us on Patreon. Even $1 per month will go a long way! Thank you.

Share this article with your friends:

 Facebook
 Reddit
 Twitter

Stay updated with WW2DB:

 RSS Feeds

Change View
Desktop View

Search WW2DB & Partner Sites
Famous WW2 Quote
"You ask, what is our aim? I can answer in one word. It is victory. Victory at all costs. Victory in spite of all terrors. Victory, however long and hard the road may be, for without victory there is no survival."

Winston Churchill