15 Nov 1934
  • Captain Chuichi Nagumo was named the commanding officer of the battleship Yamashiro. ww2dbase [Yamashiro | CPC]
  • Isoroku Yamamoto was promoted to the rank of vice admiral. ww2dbase [Isoroku Yamamoto | CPC]
  • Hiroaki Abe was transferred out of Japanese Navy Destroyer Division 23. ww2dbase [Hiroaki Abe | CPC]
  • Chuichi Nagumo was named the commanding officer of battleship Yamashiro. ww2dbase [Chuichi Nagumo | CPC]
  • Captain Masanao Tanba was made the commanding officer of Kamoi. ww2dbase [Kamoi | CPC]
China
  • Vice Admiral Kichijiro Hamada succeeded Vice Admiral Yurikazu Edahara as the commanding officer of the Ryojun Military Port (previously known as Port Arthur; now Lushunkou, Liaoning Province, China), Kwantung Leased Territory in northeastern China. ww2dbase [Ryojun Guard District | Lushunkou, Liaoning | CPC]
Japan
  • Captain Kasuke Abe was named the commanding officer of Naka. ww2dbase [Naka | CPC]
  • Captain Sueaki Kasuga was named the commanding officer of Tenryu. ww2dbase [Tenryu | CPC]
  • Masafumi Arima was transferred out of Cruiser Division 7. ww2dbase [Masafumi Arima | CPC]
  • Captain Marquis Teruhisa Komatsu was named the commanding officer of Nachi. ww2dbase [Nachi | CPC]
  • Chiaki Matsuda was assigned to the second division of the Naval General Staff. ww2dbase [Chiaki Matsuda | Tokyo | CPC]
Korea Taiwan
  • Vice Admiral Hiroshi Ono was named the commanding officer of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]

15 Nov 1934 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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"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