Calendar and Summary for January 1937  
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  December 1936 February 1937  
  Summary of Significant Events for January 1937  
  Events occurring in January 1937 with no specific dates  
  The Spanish Civil War  
  Despite German government assurances, tensions arose in Spanish Morocco upon the unsubstantiated news of the landing of German forces in the colony. There was, however, little doubt that German technicians were fortifying military positions and exploiting mining operations in Spanish Morocco.  
  The Middle East Before WW2  
  Arabs refused to assist the Peel Commission, which the British government had dispatched to Palestine to investigate the political situation in Palestine, until the commission had concluded its evidence collection in January. The British instructed the commission to determine a future course of action for the mandate.  
  The Royal Air Force  
  The Gloster Gladiator entered service with Nos. 3 and 72 Squadrons. The Gloster Gladiator was the last biplane fighter to see service with the RAF.  

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