1 Dec 1932
  • Mutsu was assigned to Japanese Navy Battleship Division 1. ww2dbase [Main Article | Tabular Record of Movement | CPC]
  • Hiroaki Abe was promoted to the rank of captain. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Tamon Yamaguchi was promoted to the rank of captain. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Franz von Papen met with German President Paul von Hindenburg and offered a plan for Germany that was effectively the end of the republic. Hindenburg rejected the plan and offered that given current situation he wished for a coalition government. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Nobutake Kongo was named the commanding officer of battleship Kongo. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Arthur Chin joined the Guangdong Provincial Air Force in China as a warrant probationary pilot. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Japan Korea
  • Admiral Koichi Shiozawa was named the commanding officer of Chinkai Guard District in southern Korea. ww2dbase [Main Article | Facility | CPC]
  • Rear Admiral Shinji Suzuki was named the Chief of Staff of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
United Kingdom
  • The construction for HMS Amphion was ordered. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]

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

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