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23 Mar 1946
  • Mikhail Rodionov became the Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Russian SFSR. ww2dbase [Mikhail Rodionov | CPC]
  • Allied repatriation ship Hikawa Maru arrived at Kagoshima, Japan and disembarked personnel. She departed later on the same day. ww2dbase [Hikawa Maru | Kagoshima | CPC]
United States
  • Casablanca-class escort carrier USS Sargent Bay arrived at the Boston Navy Yard in Massachusetts to begin her deactivation overhaul. ww2dbase [Sargent Bay | Boston, Massachusetts | CPC]
  • Henry Arnold was promoted to the permanent rank of General of the Army. ww2dbase [Henry Arnold | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 23 Mar 1946
Chiang Kaishek, Australian Ambassador Douglas Copland, and Chinese leaders in Chongqing, China, 23 Mar 1946Émile Bertin with a junk alongside, French Indochina, 23 Mar 1946US President Harry Truman, Secretary of State James Byrnes, and newly-appointed Ambassador Walter Smith discussing Smith

23 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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"Since peace is now beyond hope, we can but fight to the end."

Chiang Kaishek, 31 Jul 1937

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