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13 Mar 1939
  • At 1900 hours, Adolf Hitler once again demanded Jozef Tiso to declare Slovakian independence from Czechoslovakia; meanwhile, German Foreign Minister Joachim von Ribbentrop presented him reports of Hungarian troop movements on its border, hinting that Hungary, friendly to Germany, was ready to strike should the negotiations in Berlin, Germany fail. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Throughout Germany, the Gestapo raided the offices of the patriotic Pan-German League. A number of its leaders were arrested, their offices sealed and the League compelled to close. ww2dbase [AC]
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  • Hans-Joachim Marseille was promoted to the rank of Fahnenjunker. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]

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