the DWU • vital statistics
|Timeline for 1937|
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1937 saw the Eighth Doctor, Anji Kapoor and Fitz Kreiner visit Spain in the midst of the Spanish Civil War. Anji and the Doctor stayed in Barcelona and became involved with a group of anarchists. Fitz visited Guernica, Spain and witnessed the town's destruction at the hands of the Luftwaffe, the first real case of total war.
In July, Japanese forces engineered a fight between the Chinese at Marco Polo Bridge in order to justify further Japanese expansion into China. This forced both governments onto a war footing, bringing war to Asia two years before it began in Europe.
In August, the Fourth Doctor, Romana and K9 visited Shanghai while searching for the Key to Time. While there, they defeated Hsien-Ko Chang's plans to bring back Magnus Greel. (PROSE: The Shadow of Weng-Chiang)