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5 Mar 1937
  • Newcastle was commissioned into service. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Imperial airways officially opened its new flying-boat base at Hythe on Southampton water in southern England, United Kingdom. This would become the centre for its Empire services. ww2dbase [AC]
  • M1 was launched at the Stülcken at the H. C. Stülcken Sohn shipyard in Hamburg, Germany. ww2dbase [Main Article | Facility | CPC]

5 Mar 1937 Interactive Map

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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"All right, they're on our left, they're on our right, they're in front of us, they're behind us... they can't get away this time."

Lt. Gen. Lewis B. "Chesty" Puller, at Guadalcanal