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7 Nov 1939
  • Belgium and Dutch Crowns stated their neutrality and offer to act as negotiators for peace, which was rejected by Germany, France, and the United Kingdom. ww2dbase [TH]
  • Adolf Hitler postponed the decision for the western invasion; the next date of decision was to be 9 Nov 1939. ww2dbase [Main Article | TH]
  • Hermann Göring met with American journalists at the Soviet embassy in Berlin, Germany and mocked the quality and quantity of the US-built aircraft that would soon arrive in Britain. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
United Kingdom
  • German plans for the Western Offensive were passed to the Czechoslovakian government-in-exile in Britain by a double agent. ww2dbase [Main Article | TH]

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"I have returned. By the grace of Almighty God, our forces stand again on Philippine soil."

General Douglas MacArthur at Leyte, 17 Oct 1944