9 Jan 1939

Germany
  • Karl Burk was made the commanding officer of the 8th SS-Standarte (Niederschlesien) regiment. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Libya
  • Italian Royal Decree No. 70 was issued to make Italian Libya within the metropolitan territory of Italy, thus lifting the region's status from a mere colony to a part of the Italian Empire. ww2dbase [CPC]

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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