23 May 1932

Japan
  • Emperor Showa granted Yoshinori Shirakawa words of encouragement as Shirakawa lay wounded in a hospital in Shanghai, China. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
United States
  • Construction of the Hotel Hershey began in Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]

23 May 1932 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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"With Germany arming at breakneck speed, England lost in a pacifist dream, France corrupt and torn by dissension, America remote and indifferent... do you not tremble for your children?"

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