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4 Oct 1937

  • After a 10-day rest period, the US 4th Marine Regiment returned to police duties in the international zone in Shanghai, China. ww2dbase [Shanghai | CPC]
  • Jiang Dingwen was named the commanding officer of the Chinese 4th Army. ww2dbase [Jiang Dingwen | CPC]
  • Hitler issued a comprehensive law for "the reconstruction of German cities", with priority being given to the rebuilding of Berlin. ww2dbase [Adolf Hitler | Berlin | AC]
Japan Photo(s) dated 4 Oct 1937
French Ambassador André François-Poncet speaking with German Luftwaffe General Erhard Milch, Paris, France, 4 Oct 1937

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