3 May 1938
  • Construction began in Germany for the Flossenburg Concentration Camp. ww2dbase [Main Article | 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 [Main Article | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 3 May 1938
Polish troops on a Sokół 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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