18 Jul 1938

  • Adolf Hitler gave the name Organization Todt to the half a million workers under the command of Fritz Todt. ww2dbase [Adolf Hitler | Fritz Todt | AC]
United States Photo(s) dated 18 Jul 1938
Seaplane tender Chitose off Kagoshima, Japan, 18 Jul 1938

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