1 Nov 1937
  • Hugo Sperrle was promoted to the rank of General der Flieger. ww2dbase [Hugo Sperrle | CPC]
  • Giosuè Carducci was commissioned into service. ww2dbase [Giosuè Carducci | CPC]
China
  • 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 [Second Battle of Shanghai | Shanghai | CPC]

1 Nov 1937 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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Famous WW2 Quote
"With Germany arming at breakneck speed, England lost in a pacifist dream, France corrupt and torn by dissension, America remote and indifferent... do you not tremble for your children?"

Winston Churchill, 1935