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28 Mar 1939
  • Polish Foreign Minister Józef Beck met with the German Ambassador in Poland that any further demand on Danzig by Germany might result in war between Poland and Germany. ww2dbase [The Danzig Crisis | CPC]
  • While the Japanese 101st Division secured Nanchang in Jiangxi Province, China, the 106th Division at Fengxin prepared for an additional offensive whose target was to be Chinese positions further west or the town of Gao'an. ww2dbase [Battle of Nanchang | Nanchang, Jiangxi | CPC]
  • Francisco Franco's Nationalist forces occupied Madrid, Spain and declared victory in the Spanish Civil War. ww2dbase [The Spanish Civil War | Madrid | TH]

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis

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"With Germany arming at breakneck speed, England lost in a pacifist dream, France corrupt and torn by dissension, America remote and indifferent... do you not tremble for your children?"

Winston Churchill, 1935

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