21 May 1935
  • German military required "Aryan heritage" for service. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • Werner Mölders received the Pilot's Badge of the Luftwaffe. ww2dbase [Werner Mölders | CPC]
  • Zheng Xiaoxu resigned as the Prime Minister of the puppet state of Manchukuo. ww2dbase [Zheng Xiaoxu | CPC]
  • Zhang Jinghui was named the second Prime Minister of the puppet state of Manchukuo. ww2dbase [Zhang Jinghui | CPC]
  • Zang Shiyi was named the Manchukuo Speaker of the Legislature. ww2dbase [Zang Shiyi | CPC]
  • Xi Qia stepped down as the Minister of Finance of the Japanese-sponsored puppet state of Manchukuo and became the Imperial Household Minister of the Aisin Gioro royal clan. ww2dbase [Xi Qia | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 21 May 1935
Shark immediately after launching at the Electric Boat Company shipyard, Groton, Connecticut, United States, 21 May 1935

21 May 1935 Interactive Map

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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"We no longer demand anything, we want war."

Joachim von Ribbentrop, German Foreign Minister, Aug 1939