25 Feb 1932
  • Yoshinori Shirakawa was named the commanding officer of the Japanese Shanghai Expeditionary Army. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Germany
  • Adolf Hitler was named a liaison to Braunschweig, German's legation to the capital city of Berlin, an appointment by which Hitler also gained citizenship of Braunschweig. As citizens of the city of Braunschweig were considered German citizens, the Austrian-born Hitler was now allowed to run for the office of the President of Germany. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Hong Kong
  • Captain W. B. Mackenzie was named the commanding officer of HMS Hermes while the ship was at Hong Kong, relieving Captain E. J. G. MacKinnon. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Japan
  • Chuichi Nagumo was assigned to the Japanese Navy investigation board over the First Battle of Shanghai. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]

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




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