16 Sep 1938

China
  • Japanese troops captured the city of Shang, Hubei Province, China. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Germany
  • The forerunner of the modern day Volkswagen car company was renamed to Volkswagenwerk GmbH. ww2dbase [CPC]
United Kingdom
  • Neville Chamberlain departed Germany and returned to London, England, United Kingdom. In the evening, he held a cabinet meeting to discuss the German demands on Czechoslovakia. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 16 Sep 1938
British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain, German Foreign Minister Joachim von Ribbentrop, and British journalist Ward Price at Lake Chiemsee, Germany, 16 Sep 1938; note British Ambassador to Berlin Nevile Henderson in backgroundNeville Chamberlain and Joachim von Ribbentrop, Germany, 16 Sep 1938

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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