2 Nov 1939

China
  • Arthur Chin, flying a Gladiator fighter, damaged a Japanese Navy C5M reconnaissance aircraft over Wuming Airfield, Guangxi Province, China. Observer Sub-Lieutenant Yonetaro Ueda was seriously injured, but the pilot was able to nurse the damaged aircraft back to its base on Hainan Island off the southern Chinese coast. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Germany
  • The first transport of Polish women arrived at Ravensbrück Concentration Camp in Germany. ww2dbase [Main Article | Facility | CPC]
Poland
  • Joseph Goebbels visited Lodz, Poland. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 2 Nov 1939
View from Hotel Polonia in central Warsaw at the corner of Jerusalem Avenues and Poznańska Street, Poland, 2 Nov 1939

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

2 Nov 1939 Interactive Map




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