18 Mar 1938

China
  • Japanese troops captured Tengxian, Jiangsu Province, China after a two-day battle. The Chinese 31st Division began to march out of Xucheng, Henan Province for Xuzhou area, Jiangsu Province. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Italy
  • Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini met at the Brenner Pass on the Italian-Austrian border; Mussolini agreed to enter a war on the side of Germany at an opportune moment. ww2dbase [Main Article | TH]
United Kingdom
  • The British Chief of Naval Staff recommended the transfer of HMS Apollo to Australia. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • The British Chief of Naval Staff recommended the transfer of HMS Amphion to Australia. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 18 Mar 1938
Hitler and Mussolini at Brennero in the Brenner Pass, Italy, 18 Mar 1938, photo 1 of 2Hitler and Mussolini at Brennero in the Brenner Pass, Italy, 18 Mar 1938, photo 2 of 2

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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