Events occurring on Tuesday, October 25, 1938  
  The Sino-Japanese Conflict  
  The Japanese army seized control of Hankow. The loss of the city forced the Chinese government and army to withdraw west, up the Yangtze River. The Nationalist Chinese government set up a new capital in Chungking. Japanese control over Chinese territory south of Hankow became increasing rigid and several Western powers protested against the Japanese violation of their treaty rights.  
   
  Italy in North Africa  
  The Italian government declared that Libya was an integral part of Italy.  
     
   
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