24 Mar 1939
  • Slovakian forces counterattacked the Hungarian invaders, pushing Hungarian troops nearly to the Okna River. ww2dbase [The Slovak-Hungarian War | CPC]
  • Destroyer Yukikaze was launched. ww2dbase [Yukikaze | CPC]
China
  • Yosuke Matsuoka stepped down as the President of the South Manchuria Railway. ww2dbase [Yosuke Matsuoka | CPC]
  • Takuichi Ohmura was named the President of the South Manchuria Railway. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • Choibalsan was made the prime minister of the separatist Mongolian state in China. ww2dbase [Choibalsan | CPC]
Germany
  • Adolf Hitler returned from recently annexed Memel to Berlin, Germany. ww2dbase [Adolf Hitler | CPC]
Panama Canal Zone

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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