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1 Dec 1912
  • Hiroaki Abe was promoted to the rank of ensign. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
China
  • Vice Admiral Hajime Sakamoto succeeded Vice Admiral Hikohachi Yamada as the commanding officer of the Ryojun Naval District (previously known as Port Arthur; now Lushunkou, Liaoning Province, China), Kwantung Leased Territory in northeastern China. Rear Admiral Sadaichi Hiraoka was named Sakamoto's chief of staff. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Japan
  • Captain Shibakichi Yamanaka was named the commanding officer of Settsu, and Settsu was assigned to Battleship Division 1. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Prince Hiroyasu attended Japanese Navy War College. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
United States
  • Henry Arnold was transferred to the Aeronautical Division of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer of the US Army in Washington DC, United States. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]

1 Dec 1912 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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