became the commander of Adolf
headquarters during his tour of Sudetenland on 1 October 1938, recently
annexed from Czechoslovakia.
On 1 October 1938, Wehrmacht troops march
into the Sudetenland. The Polish government gives the Czechoslovakian government
an ultimatum stating that Zaolzie region must be handed over within 24 hours.
The Czechoslovakians have little choice but to comply. Polish forces occupy Zaolzie.
flying boat Pampero was lost on 1 October 1938, in the Atlantic Ocean
the entire crew of 5 was missing and were never recovered.
On 4 October
1938, The Republican forces in the Spanish Civil War begin withdrawing their foreign
volunteers from combat as agreed on 5 July
on 9 October 1938, in a speech at Saarbrücken, said. Now as a
strong state, we can be ready at any time to pursue a policy of understanding
with surrounding states. We can do this because we want nothing from them. We
have no wishes, no claims we want peace.
On 18 October 1938, The German
government expels 12,000 Polish Jews living in Germany the Polish government accepts
4,000 and refuses admittance to the remaining 8,000, who are forced to live in
the no man's land on the German-Polish frontier.
On 21 October 1938,
In direct contravention of the recently signed Munich Agreement, Adolf
circulates among his high command a secret memorandum stating that
they should prepare for the liquidation of the rest of Czechoslovakia and the
occupation of Memel. M7
Commissioned 21 October 1938
24 October 1938 At a friendly
luncheon in Berchtesgaden, German foreign minister Joachim
tells Józef Lipski, the Polish ambassador to Germany,
that the Free City of Danzig must return to Germany, that the Germans must be
given extraterritorial rights in the Polish Corridor, and that Poland must sign
the Anti-Comintern Pact. R32
Launched 27 October 1938
On 30 October 1938, The Nationalists
counterattack, forcing Republican troops back across the Ebro. Hans-Heinrich
Takes command of the Pocket Battleship Admiral
on 31 October 1938 to 31
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The War Illustrated.
by Sir John Hamilton
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