19 Jan 1938

China
  • George Fitch, an American missionary, departed Nanjing, China for Shanghai with 16-millimeter film containing scenes of Japanese atrocities secretly sewn into the lining of his jacket. ww2dbase [Battle of Nanjing and the Rape of Nanjing | Nanjing | CPC]
Russia
  • Nikolai Voznesensky became the Chairman of the State Planning Committee of the Soviet Union. ww2dbase [Nikolai Voznesensky | CPC]

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




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