Eighty years on. 2nd November 1939


Western White Russia was incorporated into the Soviet Republic of Byelorussia. 

The German ambassadors to Rome and Moscow were recalled to Berlin.

In Britain, five RAF pilots were decorated by the King for their part in the raid on the Kiel Canal.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F5woLs6ChYY

A Jewish refugee from Vienna brought news to Britain of the conditions in the Dachau concentration camp.

Game day 63. Japan

Japan received no new forces, the industrial capacity being devoted to a new carrier flotilla, already in construction.

A convoy sailed to Kyoto, where 1st armoured Armoured Corps embarked.  3rd Infantry Corps continued north-west towards Peking.