1 Oct 1933
  • Erwin Rommel was made the commander of the 3rd Battalion of the 17th Infantry Regiment at Goslar, Germany. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Walther von Brauchitsch was promoted to the rank of Generalleutnant. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Germany
  • SS official Theodor Eicke expanded the punishment directives at Dachau Concentration Camp in Germany; these directives were later applied to all camps until the end of the European War. ww2dbase [Main Article | Facility | CPC]
Japan
  • Prince Hiroyasu was made the chief of the Japanese Naval General Staff. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]

1 Oct 1933 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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