2 Sep 1918
  • Peter Drummond was promoted to the rank of acting major in the Royal Air Force. ww2dbase [Peter Drummond | CPC]
  • The VCheKa (All-Russian Extraordinary Commission for Combating Counter-Revolution, Speculation, Sabotage and Misconduct in Office) issued the order to arrest members of all political parties except for the Bolsheviks, businessmen, land owners, and priests, setting the precedence for similar mass-arrests of "enemies of the people" of the Stalin-era. ww2dbase [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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