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29 Oct 1936
  • Soviet tanks and aircraft appeared in the front-line for the first time in the Spanish Civil War. Meanwhile, German and Italian bombers began a series of raids on Madrid, Spain in the hope of destroying civilian resistance. ww2dbase [The Spanish Civil War | AC]
  • In Germany, Josef Wagner, the Gauleiter of Silesia, was appointed Price Commissar to ensure that inflation did not undermine the Four Year Plan announced by Hitler in Sep 1936. ww2dbase [AC]
France
  • The French Army completed its second evaluation of the Lorraine 37L armored tracked carrier; it was accepted. ww2dbase [37L | CPC]
Spain
  • T-26 tanks saw their first combat action in Spain. ww2dbase [T-26 | CPC]

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