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1 Oct 1937
  • Kapitän zur See Theodor Burchardi took command of cruiser Köln. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Erwin Rommel was promoted to the rank of Oberst. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Largo Caballero was removed from the leadership of the UGT (Union General de Trabajadores, or "Socialist Trades Union") in Spain. ww2dbase [AC]
  • Maximilian von Weichs was made the commanding officer of German 13th Corps. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
United States
  • Rear Admiral Clark H. Woodward was named the commanding officer of New York Navy Yard in Brooklyn, New York, United States. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 1 Oct 1937
Henley at the Mare Island Navy Yard, California, United States, 1 Oct 1937, photo 1 of 2Henley at the Mare Island Navy Yard, California, United States, 1 Oct 1937, photo 2 of 2

1 Oct 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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Concord in harbor, circa 1935

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"I have returned. By the grace of Almighty God, our forces stand again on Philippine soil."

General Douglas MacArthur at Leyte, 17 Oct 1944