28 Feb 1938 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 [Beiping | CPC]
  • Japanese aircraft bombed Wuhan, Hubei, China, causing little damage. ww2dbase [Battle of Wuhan | Wuhan, Hubei | 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 [Tianhe Airfield | Wong Sun-sui | Guangzhou, Guangdong | CPC]
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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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