28 May 1939

China
  • A combined Soviet and Mongolian force, having surrounded a two-regiment Japanese force near Nomonhan in Mongolia Area of China days earlier, wiped out the Japanese. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Germany
  • The Italian Foreign Minister Count Ciano visited Berlin, Germany where he was given a great reception in his honour by Hitler. ww2dbase [Main Article | AC]

28 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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Famous WW2 Quote
"We no longer demand anything, we want war."

Joachim von Ribbentrop, German Foreign Minister, Aug 1939