3 May 1938
  • Construction began in Germany for the Flossenburg Concentration Camp. ww2dbase [Discovery of Concentration Camps and the Holocaust | CPC]
  • HMS Afridi was commissioned into Royal Navy service with Captain G. H. Creswell as her first commanding officer. ww2dbase [AC]
United Kingdom
  • The German diplomats in London, England, United Kingdom reported that the British and the French were likely to support the German bid for the Sudetenland region of Czechoslovakia in order to avoid war. ww2dbase [Munich Conference and the Annexation of Sudetenland | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 3 May 1938
Polish troops on a Sok?ł 1000 motorcycle with a Ckm wz. 30 machine gun, 3 May 1938

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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Famous WW2 Quote
"Since peace is now beyond hope, we can but fight to the end."

Chiang Kaishek, 31 Jul 1937