1 Apr 1938
  • Hiroaki Abe was transferred out of battleship Fuso. ww2dbase [Hiroaki Abe | CPC]
  • Hartwig von Ludwiger was promoted to the rank of Oberstleutnant. ww2dbase [Hartwig von Ludwiger | CPC]
China
  • Chinese guerrilla fighters destroyed a Japanese field supply dump at Zaozhuang, Jiangsu Province by setting it afire. ww2dbase [Battle of Xuzhou | Zaozhuang, Jiangsu | CPC]
  • Chiang Kaishek took personal command of the Chinese Central Aviation Academy at Kunming Airfield, Kunming, Yunnan Province, China, relieving Lieutenant General Chen Qingyun. ww2dbase [Kunming Airfield | Chiang Kaishek | Kunming, Yunnan | CPC]

1 Apr 1938 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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