10 Dec 1928
  • Commander Sakai was named the commanding officer of destroyer Yuzuki. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Hiroaki Abe was promoted to the rank of commander. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Tamon Yamaguchi was promoted to the rank of commander. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Japan
  • Captain Isoroku Yamamoto, future head of the Combined Fleet, became the new commanding officer of carrier Akagi. ww2dbase [Main Article | Tabular Record of Movement | CPC]
  • Captain Yorio Sawamoto was named the commanding officer of Tenryu. ww2dbase [Main Article | Tabular Record of Movement | CPC]
  • Masafumi Arima was named the Vice Chief Gunnery Office of battleship Haruna. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Rear Admiral Kaoru Matsushita was made the commanding officer of Maizuru work department in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Taiwan
  • Vice Admiral Eijiro Hamano was named the commanding officer of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]

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

10 Dec 1928 Interactive Map




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