1 Nov 1937
  • Giosuč Carducci was commissioned into service. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Hugo Sperrle was promoted to the rank of General der Flieger. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • The Sihang Warehouse in Shanghai, stubbornly defended by the Chinese for four days, was evacuated between 0000 and 0200 hours. The 376 Chinese officers and men were allowed to evacuate into the international zone across the southern shore of the Suzhou River but were kept imprisoned until the outbreak of the Pacific War in 1941. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]

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Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
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