1 Apr 1928
  • Werner von Blomberg was promoted to the rank of Generalmajor. ww2dbase [Werner von Blomberg | CPC]
  • Walther von Brauchitsch was promoted to the rank of Oberst. ww2dbase [Walther von Brauchitsch | CPC]
  • Light carrier Hosho was assigned to Carrier Division 1. ww2dbase [Hosho | CPC]
  • The towns of Kegoya, Yoshiura, and Aga were merged into Kure, Japan. ww2dbase [Kure, Hiroshima | CPC]
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1 Apr 1928 Interactive Map

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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