On 1 June 1935 World War I fighter ace Ernst
joined the Luftwaffe with the rank of Oberst. Authorised funds were made
available to purchase two American Helldiver aircraft for Ernst
personal use as a bribe to tempt him back into the armed services.
1 June 1935
The Anglo German Naval Agreement of 10 June 1935 was a bilateral
agreement between the United Kingdom and Germany governing the size of the Kriegsmarine
in regard to the Royal Navy. The Anglo German Naval Agreement fixed a ratio whereby
the total tonnage of the Kriegsmarine was to be 35% of the total tonnage of the
Royal Navy on a permanent basis. It was registered in League of Nations Treaty
Series on 12 July 1935
. The agreement
was renounced by Adolf
on 28 April 1939
Laid down 15 June 1935
On June 19, Ethiopia requested
From 23-24 June 1935, the United Kingdom sought to quell
the crisis and sent Under Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Anthony Eden
to broker peace. It was a failed mission though, as Benito Mussolini was dead
set on conquest. Following that, United Kingdom declared an arms embargo on both
Italy and Abyssinia on 25 July 1935.
Numerous people believe that this was a direct result of Italy's decree that supplying
Ethiopia would be perceived as an act of unfriendliness. United Kingdom also cleared
its warships from the Mediterranean Sea, further allowing Italy unhampered access
to eastern Africa.
On June 25, Italian and Ethiopian officials met in
the Hague to discuss arbitration and these discussions fell apart by 9
On 30 June 1935 Werner Mölders completed fighter
pilot training at the flying school in Tutow, Germany and the Jagdfliegerschule
in Schleißheim, Germany.
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