1 May 1936
  • Cruiser Köln began two months of operations off Portugal. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • In Germany the NSDAP introduced ambitious new plans for controlling the population. Key among these were the dividing of the population into blocks of 40 to 60 households under local controllers (not necessarily a party member) responsible for the political outlook, education and morale of every inhabitant, member or not. ww2dbase [AC]
Germany
  • Fleet escort ship F5 was commissioned into service. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 1 May 1936
Nazi Party gathering outside the museum at Lustgarten, Berlin, Germany, 1 May 1936, photo 1 of 7Nazi Party gathering outside the museum at Lustgarten, Berlin, Germany, 1 May 1936, photo 2 of 7Nazi Party gathering outside the museum at Lustgarten, Berlin, Germany, 1 May 1936, photo 3 of 7Nazi Party gathering outside the museum at Lustgarten, Berlin, Germany, 1 May 1936, photo 4 of 7
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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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