31 Dec 1937
  • Douglas MacArthur retired from the US Army, but remained Philippine President Manuel Quezon's advisor as a civilian. ww2dbase [Douglas MacArthur | CPC]
  • Filipp Golikov was promoted to the rank of corps commander. ww2dbase [Filipp Golikov | 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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