18 Oct 1918
  • Erwin Rommel was promoted to the rank of Hauptmann. ww2dbase [Erwin Rommel | CPC]
  • The nation of Czechoslovakia was established. ww2dbase [TH]
  • Kichisaburo Nomura was made the commanding officer of armored cruiser Yakumo. ww2dbase [Kichisaburo Nomura | 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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