26 Apr 1938

China
  • Cen Zeliu and wingman Lieutenant Chu Chun-chiu, flying I-15bis fighters, gave chase to the Japanese G3M bomber (Lieutenant Commander Jiro Tokui) which had just conducted a single-plane bombing mission on Xiaogan Airfield near Wuhan, Hubei, China. They shot down the bomber six miles northeast of the airfield. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Germany
  • Germany enacted a law that required authorization for Jews to sell or rent a company. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]

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