1 Jun 1935
  • First World War fighter ace Ernst Udet joined the Luftwaffe with the rank of colonel (Oberst). Official funds were made available to purchase two American Helldiver aircraft for Udet's personal use as a bribe to entice him back into the military fold. ww2dbase [AC]
Germany
  • Fleet escort ship F3 was launched at the Krupp Germania Werft yard in Kiel, Germany. ww2dbase [Main Article | Facility | CPC]
  • German Army formed the Mountain Brigade. ww2dbase [CPC]

1 Jun 1935 Interactive Map

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
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Famous WW2 Quote
"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?"

Winston Churchill, 1935