17 October 1939

October 1939

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War in the Air

Small Luftwaffe raids hit the north of Scotland. The battleship Iron Duke suffers minor damage

Western Front

Infantry engagements take place

Diplomacy

Negotiations between Turkey and the Soviet Union end

War at Sea

The Norwegian steamer Lorentz W. Hansen is sunk


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 17 October 1939, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1939_10_17.html
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