15 May 1939

China
  • Japanese troops in Hubei Province, China began to falter from the Chinese counteroffensive which began a week prior. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Germany
  • Ravensbrück Concentration Camp for women was established in Germany. ww2dbase [Main Article | Facility | CPC]

15 May 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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Lt. Gen. Lewis B. "Chesty" Puller, at Guadalcanal