8 Aug 1938
  • The building of Mauthausen Concentration Camp in Austria began. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
China
  • Troops of 90th Division of Chinese 4th Corps repulsed Japanese assaults at Shizishan, Muopanshan, and Jiaojiashankou in Jiangxi Province, China. On the same day, 15th Division of Chinese 8th Corps captured Datianshan, Jiangxi. After dark, Japanese troops attacked Maanshan. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]

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