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16th September 1939

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Events On This Day

Germany claimed to have captured Przemysl and Bialystok. The struggle for Warsaw and Brest-Litovsk continued.

French troops advanced still further on the 40 mile front from the Luxembourg frontier to 12 miles east of Saarbrücken.

A Soviet Japanese armistice on Manchukuo-Mongolia frontier was arranged in Moscow.

Four vessels Fanad Head, Davara, Rudyard Kipling, and Cheyenne was sunk by U-boats.

The Belgian steamer Alex van Opstal was sunk near Weymouth, by either a submarine or a mine dropped by the Luftwaffe.

M18 Minesweeper
Launched 16 September 1939

T15 Torpedo boat
Launched 16 September 1939

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