Launched 5 March 1937
On 10 March 1937, (dated 14 March
1937 (Passion Sunday) The encyclical Mit brennender Sorge, With burning concern
of Pope Pius XI is published in Germany in the German language. Largely the work
of Cardinals von Faulhaber and Pacelli, it condemns breaches of the 1933 Reichskonkordat
agreement signed between the Nazi government and the Catholic Church, and criticises
Nazism's views on race and other matters incompatible with Catholicism.
Launched 12 March 1937 Latona
Launched 15 March 1937 Z13
Launched 18 March 1937 Z16
Launched 21 March 1937
On 31 March
1937, Bombers of the Luftwaffe Condor Legion in Spain, under the command of Lieutenant
, bombed the mountain strongholds of the Republicans, not easily
reached by artillery, and battered the key village of Ochandiano before it was
quickly taken by the Army of Navarre. In the same region, the Spanish Nationalist
forces, commanded by General Emilio Mola y Vidal, began an offensive against Basque
forces in Vizcaya with the intention of capturing the Basque stronghold of Bilbao.
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