1 May 1937
  • Dunkerque was commissioned into service. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Japanese destroyer Kashi was transferred to the Manchukuo Navy and was renamed Haiwei. She would serve as Manchukuo's flag ship. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Remy Van Lierde began his training as a pilot. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Adolf Hitler declared that all German children were to be raised as loyal Nazi Germans. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Germany
  • Rudolf Höss' fourth child Hans-Rudolf Jürgen was born. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 1 May 1937
Hitler Youth, Bund girls, and naval Hitler Youth children on a parade ground, Germany, 1 May 1937Nazi Party youth organization members at the Berlin Olympic Stadium, Germany, 1 May 1937

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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