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Diary November 1, 1939

Heinkel He 178
Heinkel He 178, the world’s first jet aircraft, flown by test pilot Erich Warsitz.
War Diary for Wednesday, November 1, 1939:

Home Fronts

Germany: Flight of world’s first jet aircraft. Heinkel He 178 experimental jet aircraft displayed to senior Luftwaffe officers.

Occupied Countries

Poland: West Poland, from the ‘Corridor’, south to Silesia, incorporated in the Reich. Two new provinces (Reichsgaue) formed.
Western Ukraine (Russian-occupied Poland) incorporated in the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic.


Holland: ‘State of siege’ proclaimed in most areas.

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