9 Oct 1939
  • British Prime Minister Chamberlain announced a committee of ministers to coordinate the war time economy. ww2dbase [Neville Chamberlain | CPC]
Finland Photo(s) dated 9 Oct 1939
Finnish diplomats Väinö Tanner and J. K. Paasikivi at the rail station in Helsinki, Finland, departing for the Soviet Union in an attempt to avoid war, 9 Oct 1939Finnish Prime Minister A. K. Kajander, Parliament Speaker Väinö Hakkila, and Alli Paasikivi seeing Juho Kusti Paasikivi off to Russia for negotiations, Helsinki, Finland, 9 Oct 1939

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