I’m continuing my WWII Timeline series with a look at April – June 1937 in this post.
But before I begin the timeline, I’d like to note that seventy-four years ago today, February 6, 1945, the march out of Stalag Luft IV, the POW camp in which my Dad was held prisoner, began.
A Timeline of WWII, Spring 1937
April 27, 1937
The Spanish city of Guernica was destroyed by German war planes and becomes symbol of anti-fascism.
May 28, 1937
Neville Chamberlain succeeded Stanley Baldwin to become prime minister of Great Britain.
June 11, 1937
Soviet leader Josef Stalin began a purge of Red Army generals.
This series of posts is based on a compilation of timelines from:
The History Place:
The National WWII Museum Interactive Timeline
World War II Chronicle by the Editors of Publications International, Ltd.
Most recent post from the series:
© Cindy Farrar Bryan and The Arrowhead Club, 2019