4 Feb 1939
  • U-52 was commissioned into service. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
United States
  • Hammann was launched at Kearny, New Jersey, United States, sponsored by Miss Lillian Hammann, daughter of Ensign Charles Hammann. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 4 Feb 1939
FT-17, Panzer I Ausf. A, T-26, and Vickers 6-ton Type B tanks, captured in China, on display at Hanshin Koshien Stadium in Nishinomiya, Japan, Feb 1939

4 Feb 1939 Interactive Map

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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