Diary October 8, 1939

Return transport of  German refugees

Return transport of German refugees to their home areas, which have fled in the time before the war in front of Polish riots.

WW2 War Diary for Sunday, October 8, 1939:


Evacuation of the Baltic Germans. 50,000 German-speaking citizens of Latvia are to be ‘repatriated’ to the Reich (first group leaves by sea October 14). Similar repatriation scheme sub­sequently announced for Estonia (13,000 Germans) and completed November 21.
Finland accepts Soviet invitation to send delegation to Moscow to discuss border disputes (talks held October 12-14 and October 28-November 8).

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