11 Feb 1939

China Germany
  • U-40 was commissioned into service with Kapit√§nleutnant Werner von Schmidt in command. She was assigned to the 6th Submarine Flotilla. ww2dbase [U-40 | 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 [P-38 Lightning | 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