24 May 1937
  • The Soviet Central Committee decided to place the arrested Marshal Mikhail Nikolaievich Tukhachevsky (the former First Deputy Commissar of Defence) and seven other Military Commanders on trial, accused of plotting an army conspiracy to overthrow Stalin. ww2dbase [AC]
Spain United Kingdom
  • Garland entered drydocks at Sheerness, England, United Kingdom for a scheduled overhaul. ww2dbase [Garland | Sheerness, England | CPC]
United States
  • Clifton Cates was detached from Headquarters Marine Corps. ww2dbase [Clifton Cates | CPC]

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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