6 Jun 1939
  • Werner M├Âlders was awarded the German Spanish Cross in Gold with Swords and Diamonds. ww2dbase┬á[Werner M├Âlders | CPC]
China
  • Clifton Cates stepped down as the executive officer of the 4th Marine Regiment. ww2dbase┬á[Clifton Cates | Shanghai | CPC]
Germany
  • Korvettenkapit├Ąn Hans-Georg von Friedeburg was named the commanding officer of U-27, replacing Korvettenkapit├Ąn Johannes Franz. ww2dbase┬á[U-27 | 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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