26 Jan 1939
  • President Franklin Roosevelt approved atomic research efforts in the US. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Poland
  • Joachim von Ribbentrop arrived in Warsaw, Poland and spoke to Polish leaders regarding the German wish to annex Danzig and to have Poland sign the Anti-Comintern Pact. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Spain
  • Nationalist forces occupied Barcelona in the Spanish Civil War. ww2dbase [Main Article | 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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Famous WW2 Quote
"We no longer demand anything, we want war."

Joachim von Ribbentrop, German Foreign Minister, Aug 1939