31 Jul 1939
  • Neville Chamberlain spoke before the House of Commons of the British Parliament, noting that he was engaging in talks with the Soviet Union as a means to contain German aggression. ww2dbase [Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact | CPC]
  • Repair ship Akashi was completed and placed on the reserve list. ww2dbase [Akashi | CPC]
Spain
  • The Italian Raggruppamento Carristi (tank corps group) was disbanded after the victory parade in Madrid, Spain. The remaining Italian tanks were handed over to the Spanish Army. ww2dbase [Madrid | AC]

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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