15 Nov 1933
  • Hiroaki Abe became the commanding officer of Japanese Navy Destroyer Division 23. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Chuichi Nagumo was named the commanding officer of heavy cruiser Takao. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Nobutake Kondo was promoted to the rank of rear admiral and was named the chief instructor of the Japanese Naval War College. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Chiaki Matsuda was promoted to the rank of commander. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
France
  • The keel of Montcalm was laid down by Société Nouvelle des Forges et Chantiers de la Méditerranée at La Seyne-sur-Mer, France. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Japan Taiwan
  • Vice Admiral Yoshiyuki Niyama was named the commanding officer of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]

15 Nov 1933 Interactive Map

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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