29 Aug 1916
  • The US Navy ordered the construction of what was to be submarine R-1. ww2dbase [R-1 | CPC]
  • Friedrich-Wilhelm Müller was awarded the Iron Cross 2nd Class medal. ww2dbase [Friedrich-Wilhelm Müller | CPC]
  • William Halsey was promoted to the rank of lieutenant commander. ww2dbase [William Halsey | CPC]
  • William Leahy was promoted to the rank of commander. ww2dbase [William Leahy | CPC]
United States
  • The construction for future submarine R-5 was ordered. ww2dbase [R-5 | CPC]
  • The order for submarine R-14 was issued. ww2dbase [R-14 | 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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