2 May 1939

China
  • Chinese troops launched a second counterattack on Nanchang, Jiangxi Province, China, but all conquered positions would be retaken by the Japanese by the end of the day. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Panama Canal Zone
  • USS Enterprise departed the Panama Canal Zone for California, United States. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
United States
  • Benjamin Kelsey was promoted to the rank of captain. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]

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Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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Famous WW2 Quote
"Since peace is now beyond hope, we can but fight to the end."

Chiang Kaishek, 31 Jul 1937