1 Dec 1911
  • Chuichi Nagumo was promoted to the rank of sublieutenant. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
China
  • Rear Admiral Sukeshiro Hanabusa replaced Vice Admiral Tadamichi Kamaya as the chief of staff of Vice Admiral Hikohachi Yamada (Ryojun Naval District, northeastern China). ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Japan
  • Captain Morihide Tanaka was named the Chief Equipping Officer of Settsu. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Rear Admiral Chayama was made the commanding officer of Maizuru Naval Arsenal in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Taiwan
  • Vice Admiral Kotaro Koizumi was named the commanding officer of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]

1 Dec 1911 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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