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5 Jun 1939

China
  • Japanese bombers attacked Chongqing, China for three hours during the day; 4,400 people died of asphyxiation in a collapsed air raid tunnel during this bombing. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Corps commander Lieutenant General Georgy Zhukov arrived in the Mongolia Area of China, bringing reinforcement of armored cars, light tanks, and aircraft. ww2dbase [Main Article | Event | CPC]

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