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15 Oct 1939
  • German pocket battleship Admiral Graf Spee refueled from tanker Altmark. ww2dbase [Admiral Graf Spee | CPC]
  • Walter Krupinski began flight training. ww2dbase [Walter Krupinski | CPC]
  • HMS Cumberland resumed patrol between Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires ww2dbase [Cumberland | DS]
Photo(s) dated 15 Oct 1939
French soldier on a prairie near the Saar River, eastern France, circa 15 Oct 1939

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