28 Jul 1932

China
  • The Japanese-sponsored puppet state Manchukuo issued its first postage stamps. ww2dbase [CPC]
United States
  • Major George Patton commanded six battle tanks in the policing operation to disperse demonstrating WW1 veterans in Washington DC, United States. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • During the Bonus Army march in Washington DC, United States, President Herbert Hoover ordered US Army Chief of Staff General Douglas MacArthur to bring in troops to "surround the affected area and clear it without delay". The resulting confrontation caused one death, which became a public relations disaster for the US Army. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]

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