1 Mar 1938
  • William Halsey was promoted to the rank of rear admiral. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Korechika Anami was promoted to the rank of lieutenant general. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Korea
  • Lieutenant General Kenzo Kitano was named the chief of staff of the Japanese Chosen Army in occupied Korea. ww2dbase [CPC]
Russia
  • 40,000 ZB vz. 24 rifles, T-26 tanks, and 76mm French-made artillery pieces departed aboard French freighter Gravelines from Murmansk, Russia for deployment in the Spanish Civil War. ww2dbase [Main Article | Event | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 1 Mar 1938
Luftwaffe Day parade in front of Reich Air Ministry building on Wilhelmstraße, Berlin, Germany, 1 Mar 1938; note Göring, Christiansen, Lutze, Rust, Brauchitsch, Milch, and Raeder in attendance

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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"With Germany arming at breakneck speed, England lost in a pacifist dream, France corrupt and torn by dissension, America remote and indifferent... do you not tremble for your children?"

Winston Churchill, 1935