7 Jan 1932
  • The United States criticized the Japanese aggression against China. ww2dbase [Battle of Jinzhou | CPC]
  • Cruiser K√∂ln began to perform gunnery drills and training operations in the North Atlantic. ww2dbase [K√∂ln | CPC]
  • Governor Zhang Jinghui of Harbin, Heilongjiang Province, China, with support from the Japanese declared the secession of Heilongjiang from China to join the puppet state of Manchukuo. ww2dbase [Zhang Jinghui | Harbin, Songjiang | CPC]
  • German Chancellor Heinrich Br√ľning met with Adolf Hitler regarding the upcoming re-election and President Paul von Hindenburg's old age. Br√ľning attempted to convince Hitler that they should convince the Reichstag to cancel the election and keep Hindenburg in power, but Hitler secretly considered to challenge Hindenburg in the election. ww2dbase [Adolf Hitler | CPC]

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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