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7 Apr 1947

Burma
  • In Burma elections for constituent assmblies were won, with an overwhelming majority, by the Anti-Fascist Peoples Freedom League (AFPFL) led by Aung San and will now govern when independence is granted on 4 Jan 1948. ww2dbase [Aung San | AC]
China
  • Chen Lifu was named the chief secretary of the Central Political Committee of the Nationalist Party. ww2dbase [Chen Lifu | CPC]
Poland
  • Graf Zeppelin departed Stettin, Germany (now Szczecin, Poland) with loot aboard. ww2dbase [Graf Zeppelin | Szczecin | CPC]
United States
  • Chrysler Corporation, after having studied the Japanese Ne-20 turbojet engine which was originally designed for the Kikka jet aircraft, submitted an official report to the US military. ww2dbase [J9N-1/J9Y Kikka | CPC]

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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