Diary November 15, 1939


Japanese infantry are pictured in action in south China

Japanese infantry are pictured in action in south China. The machine gun is the 6.5 mm Type 96, which incorporated features of the Czechoslovak ZB.

War Diary for Wednesday, November 15, 1939:

China

Sino-Japanese War: Japanese capture last Chinese port of Pakhoi. Since July 1937 Japanese have taken now all of China’s seaports.

Politics

German Foreign Minister von Ribbentrop rejects Dutch-Belgian peace appeal from November 7.

Occupied countries

Czechoslovakia: Large-scale demonstrations at funeral of Jan Opletal, a medical student mortally wounded in Prague at the Independence day from October 28.


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