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Tag : Combat


British ocean liner is sunk by U-30. The German captain thought his target was an auxiliary cruiser. 28 of the passengers were Americans. Britain believes Germany is beginning a campaign of unrestricted submarine warfare and creates a system of convoys.

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Germany invades Poland. The Second World War begins.

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1939-08-31Gleiwitz Incident

A staged attack on the German radio station Sender Gleiwitz is used as an excuse to invade Poland.

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1939-03-15Czechoslovakia Occupied

German troops enter Bohemia and Moravia, meeting no resistance. Czechoslovakia ceases to exist.

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1932-02-04Japan occupies Harbin

Japanese forces occupy Harbin, China.

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