1 Dec 1930
  • Koichi Shiozawa stepped down as the chief of staff of the Japanese 1st Fleet. ww2dbase [Koichi Shiozawa | CPC]
  • Chuichi Nagumo was named the commanding officer of the 11th Destroyer Division. ww2dbase [Chuichi Nagumo | CPC]
  • Commander Shinpei Sugiura was made the commanding officer of Kamoi. ww2dbase [Kamoi | CPC]
Germany
  • Emden departed Wilhelmshaven, Germany. ww2dbase [Emden | CPC]
Japan
  • Naka received a new commanding officer. ww2dbase [Naka | CPC]
  • Captain Kensuke Madareme was named the commanding officer of Tenryu. ww2dbase [Tenryu | CPC]
  • Settsu received a new commanding officer. ww2dbase [Settsu | CPC]
  • Captain Noboru Hirata was named the commanding officer of Nachi. ww2dbase [Nachi | CPC]
Korea Taiwan
  • Vice Admiral Shusei Yuchi was named the commanding officer of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | CPC]
United Kingdom
  • The keel of RMS Queen Mary was laid down by the John Brown and Company at Clydebank, Scotland, United Kingdom. ww2dbase [Queen Mary | CPC]
United States
  • USS S-26 departed San Diego, California, United States. ww2dbase [S-26 | CPC]

1 Dec 1930 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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Famous WW2 Quote
"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