12 Apr 1933
  • The Deutsche Studentenschaft (Student activists) declared a four-week programme of cultural cleansing, which would culminate on 10 May 1933 with a mass burning of blacklisted books (i.e. Jewish, Marxist and other "un-German" literature). ww2dbase [AC]
  • The keel of submarine tender Taigei was laid down. ww2dbase [Ryuho | 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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