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29 Apr 1939
  • Admiral Hipper was commissioned into German Navy service. ww2dbase [Admiral Hipper | CPC]
China United States
  • US Army Deputy Chief of Staff Brigadier General George Marshall boarded USS Nashville to attend the Pan American Defense Conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. ww2dbase [George Marshall | Nashville | DS]
Photo(s) dated 29 Apr 1939
USS Reuben James underway, 29 Apr 1939.

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