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21 Jun 1937
  • Andres Nin, the leader of the Marxist POUM in Spain, was murdered by Soviet agents. ww2dbase [AC]
  • Wolfgang Falck's son Klaus was born. ww2dbase [Wolfgang Falck | CPC]
  • Soviet official Valentin Trifonov, a former VCheKa member, was arrested and would be interrogated by members of the GUGB of the Soviet NKVD, including future Soviet counterintelligence chief Viktor Abakumov. ww2dbase [Viktor Abakumov | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 21 Jun 1937
Texas in the Gatun Locks of Panama Canal, en route to the US east coast, 21 Jun 1937

21 Jun 1937 Interactive Map

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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"No bastard ever won a war by dying for his country. You win the war by making the other poor dumb bastard die for his country!"

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