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2 Jan 1937
  • Galeazzo Ciano secured British signatures on the Italo-British Gentlemen's Agreement in which both Italy and the United Kingdom stated respect for each other's spheres of influence. ww2dbase [Galeazzo Ciano | CPC]
  • William Leahy was promoted to the rank of admiral. ww2dbase [William Leahy | CPC]
  • The order for the construction of Albert Leo Schlageter was issued. ww2dbase [Albert Leo Schlageter | CPC]

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