25 Oct 1938

  • Japanese troops captured Sanshui (also "Samshui" in Cantonese), Guangdong Province, China. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
United Kingdom
  • Destroyer Kelly was launched in Hebburn, England, United Kingdom. ww2dbase [Main Article | AC]
Photo(s) dated 25 Oct 1938
Launching of HMS Kelly at the Hawthorn Leslie yard, 25 Oct 1938Antonia Kelly and others at the launch party of HMS Kelly, Hawthorn Leslie yard, Hebburn, England, United Kingdom, 25 Oct 1938

25 Oct 1938 Interactive Map

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