29 Aug 1938
  • Japanese troops captured Tianjia, Anhui, China. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • While Adolf Hitler toured the Westwall defenses in western Germany, German General Wilhelm Adam warned that Germany could not be able to defend against an invasion by France for more than three days should Germany deploy most of its forces for an invasion of Czechoslovakia. Adolf Hitler grew furious at Adam, who would retire from service at the end of the year. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 29 Aug 1938
Launching of the experimental Submarine No. 71, Kure Naval Arsenal, Japan, 29 Aug 1938

29 Aug 1938 Interactive Map

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Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
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