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15 Aug 1914

Panama Canal Zone
  • The Panama Canal officially began its operations. The cargo ship Ancon became the first vessel to transit the canal after the official opening. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
United States
  • Joachim Ribbentrop boarded the passenger ship The Potsdam at Hoboken, New Jersey, United States for Germany. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]

15 Aug 1914 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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