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17 Jun 1946
  • Louisville was decommissioned from service. ww2dbase [Louisville | CPC]
United States
  • Hundreds of Mexican Baceros farm labourers in the United States went on strike for higher wages. Despite the intervention of the Mexican Consul the strike was broken within a fortnight without any increase in wages or repatriation back to Mexico. ww2dbase [AC]
Photo(s) dated 17 Jun 1946
Montgomery with Viceroy Wavell and Field Marshal Auchinleck at Viceregal Gardens, New Delhi, India, 17 Jun 1946

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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