28 Feb 1938
  • USS Perch entered the Bering Sea. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
China
  • US Marine Corps Lieutenant Colonel W. C. James organized a unit of 200 men at Beiping, China; the unit was to be deployed shortly after to relieve the US Army troops based in Tianjin, China. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • Japanese aircraft bombed Wuhan, Hubei, China, causing little damage. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Wong Sun-sui, flying a Gladiator fighter out of Tianhe (Postal Map: Tien Ho) Airfield in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China, shot down a Japanese E8N floatplane at about 0830 hours and claimed another as probable. ww2dbase [Main Article | Facility | CPC]
Japan

28 Feb 1938 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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