1 Jul 1938
  • George Patton was promoted to the permanent rank of colonel. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • The Naval Reserve Act of 1938 became effective. The act established the US Marine Corps Reserve, which was to consist of the Fleet Marine Corps Reserve, the Organized Marine Corps Reserve, and the Volunteer-Marine Corps Reserve. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • Roger Backhouse was made First and Principal Naval Aide-de-Camp to King George VI. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
China

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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"All that silly talk about the advance of science and such leaves me cold. Give me peace and a retarded science."

Thomas Dodd, late 1945