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August 1935

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On 12 August 1935, Ethiopia pleaded for arms embargo to be lifted.

Blücher Heavy cruiser
Laid down 15 August 1935

F5 Escort
Launched 15 August 1935

On 16 August 1935, France and Britain offered Italy large concessions in Ethiopia to avert war, but Italy rejected these offers.

Z1 Leberecht Maaß Destroyer
Launched 18 August 1935

Z2 Georg Thiele Destroyer
Launched 18 August 1935

On 22 August 1935, Britain reaffirmed its embargo on armaments.

R18 R-boat
Launched 29 August 1935

United States of America Neutrality Act of 1935 was signed on 31 August 1935, imposed a general embargo on trading in arms and war materials with all parties in a war. It also declared that American citizens travelling on warring ships travelled at their own risk.

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Blücher Heavy cruiser

Z1 Leberecht Maaß Destroyer

Z2 Georg Thiele Destroyer

R18 R-boat

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The Second Great War.
Edited by Sir John Hamilton

The War Illustrated.
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2194 Days Of War.
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