2 Aug 1937

Germany
  • The keel of Lützow was laid down at the Deschimag shipyard in Bremen, Germany. ww2dbase [Main Article | Facility | AG]
Japan Taiwan
  • Lieutenant General Mikio Tsutsumi was named the commanding officer of the Taiwan Army. ww2dbase [CPC]
Photo(s) dated 2 Aug 1937
Troops of the Chinese 88th Division marching toward Shanghai, China, circa early Aug 1937; note German M1935 helmets

2 Aug 1937 Interactive Map

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