25 Feb 1936
  • Sun Chu arrived at the front lines in the conflict against the Chinese communists in Shaanxi, China. ww2dbase [Sun Chu | CPC]
  • Edmund Herring became a King's Counsel. ww2dbase [Edmund Herring | CPC]
United Kingdom
  • The British Cabinet approved a report calling for the expansion of the Royal Navy and re-equipment (but not expansion) of the Army, together with the establishment of "shadow factories" paid for with public money but to be managed by industrial companies. ww2dbase [AC]

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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