1 Jan 1937
  • Captain Clement Moody was named the commanding officer of HMS Eagle. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Battleship King George V was laid down. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • The United States began withholding taxes from payrolls per the Social Security Act legistration. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • François Darlan was made the chief of staff of the French Navy. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Peter Drummond was promoted to the rank of group captain. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Germany
  • Ernst Vogelsang was promoted to the rank of lieutenant (jg). ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]

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




Did you enjoy this article? Please consider supporting us on Patreon. Even $1 per month will go a long way! Thank you.

Share this article with your friends:

 Facebook
 Reddit
 Twitter

Stay updated with WW2DB:

 RSS Feeds

Search WW2DB & Partner Sites


Famous WW2 Quote
"You ask, what is our aim? I can answer in one word. It is victory. Victory at all costs. Victory in spite of all terrors. Victory, however long and hard the road may be, for without victory there is no survival."

Winston Churchill