1 Aug 1936
  • Georg von Bismarck was promoted to the rank of Oberstleutnant. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
China
  • Lieutenant General Huang Guangrui was named the commandant of the Chinese Central Aviation Academy at Jianqio Airfield, Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China, relieving Lieutenant General Chen Qingyun. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Germany
  • The 1936 Olympic Games started in Berlin, Germany; anti-Semitic posters were temporarily removed for the duration of the events. ww2dbase [Main Article | TH]
Taiwan
  • Shunroku Hata was named the commanding officer of the Taiwan Army. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]

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

1 Aug 1936 Interactive Map




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