Today in World War II History—September 30, 1939 & 1944
Monday, September 30, 2019 by Sarah Sundin
80 Years Ago—September 30, 1939: French troops withdraw from German Saar region.
Gen. Władysław Sikorski becomes prime minister of the Polish government-in-exile in Paris.
New song in Top Ten: “Moonlight Serenade.”
75 Years Ago—Sept. 30, 1944: Allies capture last German cross-Channel guns; residents of heavily bombarded Dover, England celebrate.
Canadians take Calais, France.
In the Pacific, US declares Peleliu secure, but resistance remains.