1 Jun 1934
  • Bernhard Rust officially assumed his position as the Minister of Science, Education and National Culture (Reichserziehungsminister) of Germany. ww2dbase [Bernhard Rust | CPC]
France
  • The first AMR 33 light tanks were delivered to the French Army. ww2dbase [AMR 33 | CPC]
Japan
  • Mutsu was assigned to the Yokosuka Naval District, Japan. ww2dbase [Mutsu | Yokosuka, Kanagawa | CPC]
  • Kamoi completed its conversion from an oiler to a seaplane carrier and was assigned to the 3rd Carrier Division. ww2dbase [Kamoi | 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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