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20 Aug 1938
  • USS Enterprise crossed the Equator off Brazil. ww2dbase [Enterprise | CPC]
  • Walther von Brauchitsch was awarded the Order of Merit of the Kingdom of Hungary 1st Class. ww2dbase [Walther von Brauchitsch | CPC]
China
  • Japanese 106th Division under Yasuji Okamura and the Japanese 101st Division launched an offensive in Jiangxi Province, China in an attempt to cut off Chinese troops in Nanxun and Wuning Railway. Chinese troops withdrew from Xinzi, Jiangxi Province after sundown, falling back toward Yikou. ww2dbase [Battle of Wuhan | Jiangxi | CPC]

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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