2 Mar 1938

China
  • The last US Army troops departed Tianjin, China; 200 US Marines remained in the city to guard American interests there. ww2dbase [CPC]
Germany
  • Martin Niemöller was tried by a special court appointed by the Nazi German government for anti-German activities. He would be sentenced to a 7-month prison sentence and a fine of 2,000 Reichmarks. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Russia
  • The Trial of the Twenty-one opened in Moscow, Russia, a show trial at the end of the Great purges against 21 prominent Bolsheviks accused of anti-Stalinist plots. ww2dbase [AC]
Photo(s) dated 2 Mar 1938
Raised Pinghai sailing under her own power on the Yangtze River toward Shanghai, China, 2 Mar 1938

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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