30 Jan 1939

Germany
  • In a Reichstag speech, Adolf Hitler spoke of German-Polish peace and warned that if the "international Jewish financiers" threatened the world with another war, he would embark on eliminating the Jews to rid the world of this threat. ww2dbase [Main Article | TH]
  • Josias was awarded the Golden Party Badge. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
United Kingdom
  • The British Admiralty published its war plans for the Royal Navy. ww2dbase [AC]
Photo(s) dated 30 Jan 1939
Submarine tender Tsurugizaki off Tateyama, Japan, 30 Jan 1939; she was later converted to become light carrier ShohoAdolf Hitler speaking to the Reichstag at the Kroll Opera House, Berlin, Germany, 30 Jan 1939

30 Jan 1939 Interactive Map

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Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
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Famous WW2 Quote
"Since peace is now beyond hope, we can but fight to the end."

Chiang Kaishek, 31 Jul 1937