WW2 War Diary for Monday, October 9, 1939:
Hitler‘s ‘Directive No.6’: plans and preparations to be made for an early offensive against Holland, Belgium and France. Army High Command draws up Fall Gelb (‘Yellow Plan’).
Atlantic: ‘City of Flint’ Affair: Pocket-Battleship Deutschland captures US freighter, City of Flint, in North Atlantic. Ship finally arrives back at Baltimore, January 27, 1940.
Sino-Japanese War: Chinese victory at Changsha.