2 Aug 1934
  • German President Paul von Hindenburg died; Hitler seized dictatorial powers as Führer, which was the combination of president, chancellor, and chief of armed forces. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • Hitler changed the military oath so that German servicemen now swore allegiance to Hitler rather than the country. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Germany
  • The keel of fleet escort ship F1 was laid down at the Krupp Germania Werft yard in Kiel, Germany. ww2dbase [Main Article | Facility | CPC]

2 Aug 1934 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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Famous WW2 Quote
"Since peace is now beyond hope, we can but fight to the end."

Chiang Kaishek, 31 Jul 1937