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14 Aug 1936
  • Spanish Nationalist forces, drawn from the Army of Africa and led by Colonel Juan Yague, captured Badajoz, Spain. The two parts of Nationalist Spain were now linked. ww2dbase [The Spanish Civil War | AC]
United States
  • Franklin Roosevelt made a speech at Chautauqua, New York, United States, in which he stated "I hate war". ww2dbase [Franklin Roosevelt | CPC]

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"All that silly talk about the advance of science and such leaves me cold. Give me peace and a retarded science."

Thomas Dodd, late 1945