13 Nov 1933
  • The Reich Chamber of Culture was officially launched under the auspices of Goebbel's Ministry of Propaganda. Under the executive presidency of Hans Hinkel, a former Freikorps fighter and Nazi Party member, the chamber assumed responsibility for all cultural activity in Germany. ww2dbase [AC]
  • The keel of Gloire was laid down by Forges et Chantiers de la Gironde in Lormont, Aquitaine, France. ww2dbase [Gloire | Lormont, Aquitaine | CPC]

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