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12 Sep 1939
  • Neville Chamberlain and Édouard Daladier convened an Anglo-French Supreme War Council, during which the French called off their offensive in the Saar region after an advance of only five miles. ww2dbase [TH]
  • Ferdinand Schörner was awarded Iron Cross 2nd class. ww2dbase [Ferdinand Schörner | CPC]
  • U-56 began her second patrol in the North Sea. ww2dbase [U-56 | CPC]
  • Korechika Anami was attached to the Army General Staff. ww2dbase [Korechika Anami | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 12 Sep 1939
German Ju 87 Stuka dive bombers flying over German troops, Poland, Sep 1939Polish volunteer policemen watching German aircraft in the sky, Grand Theatre, Warsaw, Poland, Sep 1939

12 Sep 1939 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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