5 Mar 1934

China
  • Juzo Nishio was named the chief of staff of Takashi Hishikari (Japanese Kwantung Army in northeastern China). ww2dbase [CPC]
Japan
  • Hiroshi Nemoto was givern responsibility of the production of munitions in Japan. ww2dbase [Hiroshi Nemoto | CPC]
United Kingdom
  • The order for the construction of destroyer Garland was issued to the Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering of Scotland, United Kingdom. ww2dbase [Garland | 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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Famous WW2 Quote
"The raising of that flag on Suribachi means a Marine Corps for the next 500 years."

James Forrestal, Secretary of the Navy, 23 Feb 1945