25 Jul 1937

China
  • Light carrier Hosho's aircraft shot down a Chinese B-10 bobmer near Shanghai, China. ww2dbase [Main Article | Tabular Record of Movement | CPC]
  • Destroyer Squadron 29 of US Asiatic Fleet departed Yantai, Shandong Province, China and made rendezvous with USS Augusta at sea. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Japanese 20th Division clashed with Chinese troops at the city of Langfang, China, major rail junction between Beiping and Tianjin. This was the first major battle of the Second Sino-Japanese War. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 25 Jul 1937
Launching of battleship Vittorio Veneto, Trieste, Italy, 25 Jul 1937

25 Jul 1937 Interactive Map

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
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