1 Mar 1935
  • Saar officially became part of Germany after the Jan 1935 plebiscite. ww2dbase [CPC]
Germany
  • Fleet escort ship F1 was launched at the Krupp Germania Werft yard in Kiel, Germany. ww2dbase [Main Article | Facility | CPC]
United States
  • The US Army Air Corps established the General Headquarters Air Force as a new formation, under the command of Brigadier General Frank M. Andrews. This was seen by many proponents of air power as the first move towards establishing an autonomous US Air Force. ww2dbase [AC]
  • US Army established the General Headquarters Air Force to control all combat air units based within the United States. ww2dbase [CPC]

1 Mar 1935 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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