1 Nov 1929

Germany
  • Josias joined the Nazi Party. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Japan
  • The conversion of a Tosa-class battleship hull to a fleet carrier completed at Sasebo Naval Arsenal, Japan. She was commissioned into Japanese Navy service as Kaga. In her original configuration, she sported three flight decks that form a series of ramps at the bow. ww2dbase [Main Article | Facility | Tabular Record of Movement | CPC]
  • Captain Isoroku Yamamoto was relieved as the commanding officer of Akagi; the successor was unknown. ww2dbase [Main Article | Tabular Record of Movement | CPC]
  • Captain Yoshio Hachiya was named the commanding officer of Tenryu. ww2dbase [Main Article | Tabular Record of Movement | CPC]
  • Captain Yoshiyuki Niiyama, commanding officer of Nachi, took on a dual role as the commanding officer of cruiser Myoko. ww2dbase [Main Article | Tabular Record of Movement | CPC]

1 Nov 1929 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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