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1 Mar 1938
  • William Halsey was promoted to the rank of rear admiral. ww2dbase [William Halsey | CPC]
  • Korechika Anami was promoted to the rank of lieutenant general. ww2dbase [Korechika Anami | CPC]
  • Lieutenant General Kenzo Kitano was named the chief of staff of the Japanese Chosen Army in occupied Korea. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • 40,000 ZB vz. 24 rifles, T-26 tanks, and 76mm French-made artillery pieces departed aboard French freighter Gravelines from Murmansk, Russia for deployment in the Spanish Civil War. ww2dbase [The Spanish Civil War | ZB vz. 24 | Murmansk | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 1 Mar 1938
Luftwaffe Day parade in front of Reich Air Ministry building on Wilhelmstraße, Berlin, Germany, 1 Mar 1938; note Göring, Christiansen, Lutze, Rust, Brauchitsch, Milch, and Raeder in attendance

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