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1 Jun 1935
  • First World War fighter ace Ernst Udet joined the Luftwaffe with the rank of colonel (Oberst). Official funds were made available to purchase two American Helldiver aircraft for Udet's personal use as a bribe to entice him back into the military fold. ww2dbase [AC]
Germany
  • German Army formed the Mountain Brigade. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • Fleet escort ship F3 was launched at the Krupp Germania Werft yard in Kiel, Germany. ww2dbase [Friedrich Krupp Germaniawerft | F3 | CPC]

1 Jun 1935 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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Famous WW2 Quote
"We no longer demand anything, we want war."

Joachim von Ribbentrop, German Foreign Minister, Aug 1939