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1 Dec 1919
  • Isoroku Yamamoto was promoted to the rank of commander. ww2dbase [Isoroku Yamamoto | CPC]
  • Hiroaki Abe became a staff officer with Japanese Navy 3rd Fleet. ww2dbase [Hiroaki Abe | CPC]
  • Furious was decommissioned from service. ww2dbase [Furious | CPC]
  • Chiaki Matsuda was promoted to the rank of sub-lieutenant and was assigned to the Torpedo School. ww2dbase [Chiaki Matsuda | CPC]
  • Nobutake Kondo, having just graduated from the Japanese Naval War College, was promoted to the rank of lieutenant commander. ww2dbase [Nobutake Kondo | CPC]
  • Prince Hiroyasu was named the commanding officer of the 2nd Fleet. ww2dbase [Hiroyasu | CPC]
  • Tenryu was named the flagship of Destroyer Squadron 2 of Japanese 2nd Fleet. ww2dbase [Tenryu | CPC]
  • Masafumi Arima enrolled in torpedo school in Japan. ww2dbase [Masafumi Arima | CPC]
  • Hiroshi Nemoto was enrolled in the Japanese Army War College. ww2dbase [Hiroshi Nemoto | CPC]
  • Minoru Ota was assigned to Sasebo Sailor Corps. ww2dbase [Minoru Ota | CPC]
Korea Taiwan
  • General Goro Shiba was named the commanding officer of the Taiwan Army. On the same day, Rear Admiral Shigeushi Nakagawa was named the commanding officer of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [CPC]

1 Dec 1919 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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