1 Aug 1935
  • Edward Brooks was promoted to the rank of major. ww2dbase [Edward Brooks | CPC]
Japan
  • Crown Prince Yi Un was promoted to the rank of colonel in the Japanese Army and was given command of 59th Infantry Regiment based in Utsunomiya, Japan. ww2dbase [Yi Un | Utsunomiya, Tochigi | CPC]
Poland
  • The Polish Committee of Equipment and Armament issued an order for karabin przeciwpancerny wzór 35 anti-tank rifles. ww2dbase [Karabin przeciwpancerny wzór 35 | CPC]
Taiwan
  • Lieutenant General Ryuhei Ogisu was named the chief of staff of the Taiwan Army. 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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"The raising of that flag on Suribachi means a Marine Corps for the next 500 years."

James Forrestal, Secretary of the Navy, 23 Feb 1945