5 Dec 1938
  • Werner Mölders returned to Germany from Spain. ww2dbase [Werner Mölders | CPC]
  • HMS Maori (L24) was commissioned into service with Commander G. N. Brewer in command. ww2dbase [AC]
  • Viktor Abakumov was named acting head of the UNKVD Directorate of Rostov Oblast, Russia. ww2dbase [Viktor Abakumov | CPC]

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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