6 Jun 1939
  • Werner Mölders was awarded the German Spanish Cross in Gold with Swords and Diamonds. ww2dbase [Werner Mölders | CPC]
  • Captain Ralph Wood relieved Captain McCain as commanding officer of USS Ranger. ww2dbase [John McCain | Ranger | DS]
  • Clifton Cates stepped down as the executive officer of the 4th Marine Regiment. ww2dbase [Clifton Cates | Shanghai | CPC]
  • Korvettenkapitän Hans-Georg von Friedeburg was named the commanding officer of U-27, replacing Korvettenkapitän Johannes Franz. ww2dbase [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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