29 Nov 1930

Portugal
  • The Do X aircraft's flight from Germany to the United States was canceled in Lisbon, Portugal due to an accidental fire that damaged the port wing. ww2dbase [Do X | Lisbon | CPC]
10 Jun 1940

Portugal
  • Rear Admiral David M. LeBreton relieved Rear Admiral Charles E. Courtney as Commander of US Navy Squadron 40-T on board light cruiser USS Trenton at Lisbon, Portugal. ww2dbase [Lisbon | CPC]
  • US passenger liner Washington arrived at Lisbon, Portugal to embark Americans desiring passage to the United States via Ireland. Destroyer USS Dickerson arrived from French Morocco with Americans who wished to board the passenger liner. ww2dbase [Lisbon | CPC]
20 Jun 1940

Portugal
  • Destroyer USS Herbert departed Lisbon, Portugal for French Morocco. ww2dbase [Lisbon | CPC]
21 Jun 1940

Portugal
  • Destroyer USS Dickerson departed Lisbon, Portugal for Bilbao, Spain. ww2dbase [Lisbon | CPC]
5 Jul 1940

Portugal
  • USS Omaha relieved USS Trenton as Rear Admiral David M. LeBreton's flagship for Squadron 40-T at Lisbon, Portugal. ww2dbase [Lisbon | CPC]
12 Jul 1940

Portugal
  • US passenger liner Manhattan departed Lisbon, Portugal with about 800 American citizens and their families fleeing the European War. ww2dbase [Lisbon | CPC]
15 Jul 1940

Portugal
  • USS Trenton departed Lisbon, Portugal with members of the royal family of the Duchy of Luxembourg aboard. ww2dbase [Lisbon | CPC]
11 Nov 1942

Portugal
  • The 5,681-ton Norwegian merchant steamer Alaska, damaged by German submarine U-510 on 31 Oct, arrived at Lisbon, Portugal. The Alaska's master, Berge Mevatne, later received the Krigskorset (The War Cross with Sword), the highest Norwegian war decoration, which had only been awarded to 19 in the merchant marine, for his bravery during the rescue of the survivors of French troopship PrĂ©sident Doumer which led to his own ship being damaged. ww2dbase [Lisbon | HM]
12 Sep 1943

Portugal
  • Orde Wingate departed Lisbon, Portugal for Cairo, Egypt. ww2dbase [Orde Wingate | Lisbon | CPC]
15 Aug 1945

Portugal
  • In Lisbon, Japanese Ambassador Morito Morishima informed the Portuguese government that Japan was developing a plan to return East Timor to Portugal. ww2dbase [Lisbon | CPC]
6 Sep 1945

Portugal
  • Portuguese foreign office expressed displeasure in regards to the Allied military presence in East Timor. ww2dbase [Lisbon | CPC]
13 Sep 1945

Portugal
  • Foreign Minister Mamoru Shigemitsu told Japanese Ambassador to Portugal Morito Morishima that the Japanese government was awaiting Allied instructions in regards to East Timor. ww2dbase [Lisbon | CPC]
28 Jan 1948

Portugal
16 Apr 1969

Portugal
7 May 1970

Portugal

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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