Eighty years on. 19th October 1939


In Lublin, Poland, a Jewish ghetto was established as part of a so-called reservation for Jews.

In Ankara, Turkey, Maxime Weygand and Archibald Wavell signed a mutual assistance pact with Turkey.

The German high command issued “Fall Gelb”, the plan for attacking Western Europe.

Game day 49. Germany

Apart from troops occupying Poland and Czechoslovakia, units moved towards the western border of Germany.

In the North Atlantic, 1st Battleship Flotilla moved southwards and 1st Submarine Flotilla moved north-west.  In the South Atlantic, 2nd Battleship Flotilla moved north-west to a more central position, hunting for targets.

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