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9 Sep 1937

  • Xinjiang provincial troops captured Yarkand, Xinjiang, China with Soviet air support. ww2dbase [Xinjiang Wars | CPC]
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  • The 9,100-ton light cruiser, HMS Glasgow, built at Scotts (Greenock, Scotland, United Kingdom), was commissioned with Captain Francis N. Attwood in command. ww2dbase [Glasgow | AC]

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