Diary September 18, 1939

Red Army soldier guards shot down Polish aircraft

Photo from this day: a Red Army soldier guards a Polish liaison aircraft PWS.26. at Rovno (eastern Poland) , which was shot down by Russian fighters on the way to Romania.

WW2 War Diary for Monday, September 18, 1939:


Russian Forces now 60 miles (ca. 97 km) inside Poland. Virtually no resistance.

Sea War

Atlantic: SS Kensington Court shelled and sunk by U-boat. Two RAF Sunderland flying boats rescue 34 men.

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