5 Mar 1927

France
  • La Motte-Picquet was commissioned into service under the command of capitaine de vaisseau Jean Cras. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Korea
  • General Hanzo Kanaya was named the commanding officer of the Japanese Chosen Army in occupied Korea, relieving Shusei Morioka. ww2dbase [CPC]

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Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
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"Since peace is now beyond hope, we can but fight to the end."

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