German mountain troops raise the swastika on the Sacred Rock of the Acropolis, Athens, Greece, April The Parthenon is partially visible behind the flag. The troops wear winter uniforms that do not go well with Greek warm spring weather.
Hitler assists in the construction of the newly planned Autobahn freeway system. The Autobahn was part of the greater effort toward modernization of the Reich by the new National Socialist regime. This new road network offered rapid and consistent city connections throughout the Reich, later allowing for quick movement of military supplies for the the Blitzkrieg. Other nations like the U.S. later copied this German innovation through the construction of interstate freeway systems.
Adopt Hitler accompanied by Reichsmarshal Hermann Göring and other high ranking government officials attend the opening of an exhibition focused on Japanese art and culture at the Pergamon Museum on the Museum Island at Kupfergraben near Berlin.