11 Feb 1939

  • Japanese troops landed at Sanya on the southern coast of Hainan island in southern China. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • U-40 was commissioned into service with Kapitšnleutnant Werner von Schmidt in command. She was assigned to the 6th Submarine Flotilla. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
United States
  • A Lockheed XP-38 prototype aircraft from California to New York in the United States in 7 hours and 2 minutes. 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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