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War Diary 28th to 31st December 1939

Thursday 28th December 1939 Censorship of Press messages from Moscow reimposed. Fierce hand to hand fighting on frozen Suvanto river near Mannerheim Line. Finns claimed to have wiped out two Russian companies. Reported that Russians have brought troops into Karelian … Continue reading

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War Diary 7th to 13th December, 1939

Thursday December 7th Finns maintained defence of Karelian Isthmus and denied that Russians had broken through, Russians attacks in the north were repulsed. Fierce fighting in Pestamo district. Nine enemy aircraft driven off by RAF fighters in the Firth of … Continue reading

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