5 Mar 1927

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

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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