25 Mar 1938
  • The Evian Conference, called for by US President Franklin Roosevelt, was held in Evian, France to discuss the arrangement of homes for Jewish refugees who had fled from Germany. Ultimately the conference would result in nothing. ww2dbase [Discovery of Concentration Camps and the Holocaust | CPC]
  • Adolf Hitler gave a speech at K√∂nigsberg, Germany; the approval of the annexation of Austria was his main concern. ww2dbase [Annexation of Austria | CPC]
China
  • Chinese troops stumbled upon the Japanese artillery position near Tai'erzhuang, Shandong Province and scattered Japanese gun crews, forcing the Japanese to move 1,000 men and 20 light tanks from the main assault force to deal with this surprise. ww2dbase [Battle of Xuzhou | Tai'erzhuang, Shandong | CPC]
Italy
  • Submarine Scir√® entered Italian Navy service. ww2dbase [Scir√® | 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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"All that silly talk about the advance of science and such leaves me cold. Give me peace and a retarded science."

Thomas Dodd, late 1945