1 Dec 1926
  • Mineichi Koga was promoted to the rank of captain. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Nobutake Kondo was named the chief of staff of the Japanese Navy Combined Fleet. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Captain Kamezaburo Nakamura was named the commanding officer of Naka. ww2dbase [Main Article | Tabular Record of Movement | CPC]
  • Captain Nihei Sezaki was named the commanding officer of Settsu. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Prince Hironobu was assigned to battleship Yamashiro. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Masafumi Arima enrolled in the Naval War College. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Kichisaburo Nomura was promoted to the rank of vice admiral. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Chiaki Matsuda entered the Naval War College in Kamiosaki, Shinagawa, Tokyo, Japan. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Vice Admiral Naotaro Nagasawa was named the commanding officer of Chinkai Guard District in southern Korea; Rear Admiral Sunao Matsuzaki was named the chief of staff. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]

1 Dec 1926 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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