Diary October 9, 1939


Map of war in China 1937-39

The war in China from July 7, 1937 until the end of 1939 with the years of the Japanese conquests.

WW2 War Diary for Monday, October 9, 1939:

Western Front

Hitler‘s ‘Directive No.6’: plans and preparations to be made for an early offensive against Holland, Belgium and France. Army High Command draws up Fall Gelb (‘Yellow Plan’).

Sea War

Atlantic: ‘City of Flint’ Affair: Pocket-Battleship Deutschland captures US freighter, City of Flint, in North Atlantic. Ship finally arrives back at Baltimore, January 27, 1940.

Far East

Sino-Japanese War: Chinese victory at Changsha.


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