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9 Nov 1918
  • Chiaki Matsuda was assigned to cruiser Azuma as a supplementary guidance officer. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Communist revolutionary Karl Liebknecht, a forty-seven-year-old lawyer and one time member of the German Reichstag, and Rosa Luxemburg, an intellectual theorist raised the Red Flag over the Imperial Palace in Berlin, Germany and proclaimed the establishment of the Spartakusbund (Spartakus Gruppe) to oppose Ebert's new Socialist government. ww2dbase [AC]
  • Prince Maximilian handed the German Chancellorship to the moderate social democrat leader, Freidrich Ebert, desperately hoping the appointment might prevent a Bolshevik style revolution. Ebert too demands the Kaiser's abdication. ww2dbase [AC]

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