5 Aug 1937
  • The Soviet military purge that began in the previous month expanded to most establishments in the Soviet Union. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • Emperor Showa ordered that Chinese prisoners of war would not receive the treatment demanded upon by international law. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]

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"With Germany arming at breakneck speed, England lost in a pacifist dream, France corrupt and torn by dissension, America remote and indifferent... do you not tremble for your children?"

Winston Churchill, 1935