Mr Chamberlain announces in the House of Commons that Germany's delay in replying
to the British warning might be due to the consideration of a proposal, put forward
by Mussolini, for a five power conference.
The British and French governments
consulted on the question of a time limit for Adolf
Bill for compulsory military service for the British
males, between the ages of 18 and 41 is passed. Adolf
sent a favourable answer to President Roosevelt's appeal against bombing
British government received pledges of support from Canada
or Australia and New Zealand and from 46 Indian rulers.
denied that either gas or incendiary bombs have been used during raids on Polish
The Wehrmacht continues. Its blitzkrieg campaign against Poland.
The four border battles Silesia-Slovakia, Czestochowa, Pomerania, are all overwhelming
victories for the Wehrmacht. The forces advancing from Germany join up with those
from East Prussia units of the 10th army of Rudolf
Heeesgruppe Sud reach the river Warta. Having penetrated 50
miles into Polish territory in only 36 hours. In the South General Lists troops
are on the outskirts of Krakow.
The Luftwaffe continues to have complete air
superiority, having destroyed most of the Polish Airforce on the ground,
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Edited by Sir John Hamilton
The War Illustrated.
by Sir John Hamilton
2194 Days Of War.
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