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12 Mar 1946
  • Ferenc Szálasi was executed. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Regarding the countless German civilian deaths as the result of Allied bombing, Wing Commander Millington, MP of Chelmsford, said at the House of Commons "We want - that is, the people who served in Bomber Command of the Royal Air Force and their next-of-kin - a categorical assurance that the work we did was militarily and strategically justified." ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Herman Göring's attorney Dr. Otto Stahmer convinced the war crimes tribunal in Nürnberg, Germany to investigate further into the Soviet version of the description of the Katyn massacre. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Dragoljub Mihailovic was found and captured by Yugoslavian Communists in eastern Bosnia. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]

12 Mar 1946 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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"The raising of that flag on Suribachi means a Marine Corps for the next 500 years."

James Forrestal, Secretary of the Navy, 23 Feb 1945