3 Apr 1939
  • The US Congress granted US$300,000,000 for the purchase of 3,200 new military aircraft over the next two years. ww2dbase [AC]
  • Adolf Hitler, on his own authority, ordered the armed forces to prepare "Case White" for the invasion and occupation of the whole of Poland later in the summer. ww2dbase [Invasion of Poland | AC]
Photo(s) dated 3 Apr 1939
XF4F-3 prototype Wildcat in flight, 3 Apr 1939

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