1 Dec 1919
  • Furious was decommissioned from service. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Isoroku Yamamoto was promoted to the rank of commander. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Hiroaki Abe became a staff officer with Japanese Navy 3rd Fleet. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Japan
  • Tenryu was named the flagship of Destroyer Squadron 2 of Japanese 2nd Fleet. ww2dbase [Main Article | Tabular Record of Movement | CPC]
  • Nobutake Kondo, having just graduated from the Japanese Naval War College, was promoted to the rank of lieutenant commander. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Prince Hiroyasu was named the commanding officer of the 2nd Fleet. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Masafumi Arima enrolled in torpedo school in Japan. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Hiroshi Nemoto was enrolled in the Japanese Army War College. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Korea
  • Vice Admiral Tomojiro Chisaka was named the commanding officer of Chinkai Guard District in southern Korea. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Taiwan
  • General Goro Shiba was named the commanding officer of the Taiwan Army. On the same day, Rear Admiral Shigeushi Nakagawa was named the commanding officer of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [CPC]

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

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