1 Oct 1938
  • Erwin Rommel became the commander of Hitler's headquarters during his tour of Sudetenland, recently annexed from Czechoslovakia. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Do 18 flying boat "Pampero" was lost in the Atlantic Ocean; the entire crew of 5 was missing and was never found. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
China
  • The 16th Squadron of the Chinese 6th Bomber Air Group was converted to become a fighter squadron, flying Hawk 75 fighters. It was to be based out of Zhiqiang, Hunan, China. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Czechoslovakia
  • Following the German annexation of Sudetenland, Czechoslovakia, efforts began to arrest Sudetenland residents who opposed the Nazi government. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Italy
  • The keel of Console Generale Liuzzi was laid down at the Tosi Shipyard at Taranto, Italy. ww2dbase [Main Article | Facility | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 1 Oct 1938
Adolf Hitler greeted by German officials, Munich, Germany, 1 Oct 1938

1 Oct 1938 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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