8 May 1939
  • The United Kingdom rejected what would be the last Soviet request to form a British-French-Soviet pact to contain German aggression. ww2dbase [Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact | CPC]
China
  • The Japanese advance in Hubei Province, China was briefly halted by a counterattack conducted by 31st Army Group of the Chinese 5th War Area and the 2nd Army Group of the Chinese 1st War Area. ww2dbase [Battle of Suixian-Zaoyang | Hubei | 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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