5 Apr 1934
  • Kuniaki Koiso was awarded the Order of the Rising Sun, 1st Class. ww2dbase [Kuniaki Koiso | CPC]
  • Japanese cruiser Kumano laid down at Kawasaki's shipyard, Kobe. ww2dbase [Kumano | Kobe, Hyogo | DS]

5 Apr 1934 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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