2 Aug 1937

Germany Japan
  • Naka received a new commanding officer. ww2dbase [Naka | CPC]
  • Crown Prince Yi Un was made the commandant of the Japanese Army Preparatory Academy. ww2dbase [Yi Un | CPC]
  • Captain Koso Abe was named the commanding officer of Tenryu. ww2dbase [Tenryu | CPC]
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

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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Winston Churchill, 1935


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