15 Jul 1938
  • Werner M?lders scored his first aerial victory near Algar, Spain; the victim was an I-15 fighter. ww2dbase [Werner Mölders | CPC]
China
  • Hiroshi Nemoto was promoted to the rank of Brigadier General while in China. ww2dbase [Hiroshi Nemoto | CPC]
France
  • Representatives from the United States, United Kingdom, France, and 29 other nations met at ?vian-les-Bains, France to discuss the issue of Jewish refugees fleeing out of Germany; no solid conclusion was reached. ww2dbase [Discovery of Concentration Camps and the Holocaust | CPC]
Japan
  • Crown Prince Yi Un was promoted to the rank of major general in the Japanese Army. ww2dbase [Yi Un | CPC]
Korea
  • General Kotaro Nakamura was named the commanding officer of the Japanese Chosen Army in occupied Korea, relieving Kuniaki Koiso. ww2dbase [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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