25 Dec 1927

1 Sep 1938

Photo(s) dated 1 Sep 1938
Destroyer USS Shaw at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1 Sep 1938.
10 Jun 1939

  • Cruiser USS Nashville departed Rio de Janeiro, Brazil bound for Annapolis, Maryland, United States. Nashville was transporting US Army staff officers from the Pan American Defense Conference including Deputy Chief of Staff, Brigadier General George C. Marshall. Also aboard was Brazilian Army Chief of Staff General Goes Monteiro who was beginning a good-will visit to the United States. ww2dbase [George Marshall | Nashville | Rio de Janeiro | DS]
21 Jun 1940

  • Heavy cruiser USS Wichita, with Commander Cruiser Division Seven Rear Admiral Andrew C. Pickens embarked, arrived at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil en route to join heavy cruiser USS Quincy at Montevideo, Uruguay. ww2dbase [Rio de Janeiro | CPC]
3 Jun 1947

  • In exile, King Carol II of Romania married his mistress Magda Lupescu in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. ww2dbase [Carol II | Rio de Janeiro | AC]

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Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
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