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12 Jan 1938
  • Werner von Blomberg married Erna Gruhn, who was previously his stenographer. ww2dbase [Werner von Blomberg | CPC]
  • The Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union met for the first time ww2dbase [CPC]
  • Chen Cheng was named the head of the political bureau of the Nationalist military and the commander-in-chief of the Wuhan garrison in Hubei, China. ww2dbase [Chen Cheng | Wuhan, Hubei | CPC]
  • Andrey Andreyev was appointed Chairman of the Soviet of the Union, one of the two elected chambers of the Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union, a post he would hold throughout WWII. ww2dbase [AC]

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