12 Feb 1939

China
  • Cen Zeliu, flying an I-15bis fighter, damaged a Japanese aircraft over Lanzhou, Gansu Province, China. ww2dbase [Cen Zeliu | Lanzhou, Gansu | CPC]
Germany
  • Slovakian nationalist leader Vojtech Tuka met with Adolf Hitler in Berlin, Germany, seeking support for Slovakian independence. Hitler answered in the affirmative. ww2dbase [Dismemberment of Czechoslovakia | Berlin | 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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