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24 Nov 1947

  • The First Auschwitz Trial against 40 former camp staff members, including Arthur Liebehenschel, began in Kraków, Poland. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
United States
  • The scrapping of battleship New Mexico began at the facilities of Lipsett Division of the firm Luria Brothers and Company in Newark, New Jersey, United States. The work would complete in Jul 1948. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]

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"All that silly talk about the advance of science and such leaves me cold. Give me peace and a retarded science."

Thomas Dodd, late 1945