13 Apr 1939
  • Cruiser Köln began training in the North Atlantic. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Soviet ambassador Maxim Litvinov brought offers to London, England, United Kingdom and Paris, France seeking a military alliance between Britain, France, and the Soviet Union to counter potential German military aggression against Poland or Romania. ww2dbase [CPC]
Germany
  • Fleet tender Carl Peters was launched at the Neptun Schiffswerft und Maschinenfabrik shipyard in Rostock, Mecklenburg, Germany. ww2dbase [Main Article | Facility | CPC]
  • Fleet tender Adolf Lüderitz was launched at the Neptun Schiffswerft und Maschinenfabrik shipyard in Rostock, Mecklenburg, Germany. ww2dbase [Main Article | Facility | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 13 Apr 1939
Galeazzo Ciano touring recently conquered Albania, Apr 1939

13 Apr 1939 Interactive Map

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