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22 Jul 1939

  • German submarine U-60 was commissioned into service. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • Latvia ratified the Geneva Convention for the Suppression of Counterfeit Currency. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • Soviet newspapers announced that the Soviet Union and Germany had resumed trade agreement talks. It was a cover for the secret negotiations that would ultimately result in the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact. ww2dbase [Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact | CPC]
United States
  • USS Swordfish was commissioned into service. ww2dbase [Swordfish | CPC]

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

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