22 Jul 1936
  • A German businessman from Spanish Morocco met Adolf Hitler in Bayreuth, Germany and handed the German leader a letter from Francisco Franco requesting German resistance in the Spanish Civil War. Meanwhile, Franco's Nationalist forces captured Alto de Leon to the north-west of Madrid, Spain. ww2dbase [The Spanish Civil War | AC]
  • Omar Bradley was promoted to the rank of lieutenant colonel. ww2dbase [Omar Bradley | CPC]
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22 Jul 1936 Interactive Map

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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