28 Aug 1908

China
  • Vice Admiral Baron Sadayasu Tomioka succeeded Vice Admiral Baron Masaaki Hashimoto as the commanding officer of the Ryojun Naval District (previously known as Port Arthur; now Lushunkou, Liaoning Province, China), Kwantung Leased Territory in northeastern China. Vice Admiral Yasutaro Egashira was named Tomioka's chief of staff. ww2dbase [Ryojun Guard District | Lushunkou, Liaoning | CPC]
Japan Taiwan
  • Rear Admiral Juntaro Hirose was named the Chief of Staff of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]

28 Aug 1908 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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