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War Diary March 13th to 18th, 1940 WW2

Wednesday 13th March, 1940 Finnish Foreign Minister, M. Tanner broadcast official confirmation of peace agreement and its terms. Later he announced that Finland, Norway and Sweden are to discuss formation of defensive alliance. Fighting continued on nearly all Finnish fronts … Continue reading

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War Diary 29th February to 6th March 1940

Thursday 29th February 1940 Russians claimed to be within four miles of Viipur and to be preparing final assault on town. Finns repulsed three attempts by Russians to cross Taipale river, and frustrated an attack near Pitkaerantae, north-east of Lake … Continue reading

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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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New Evidence That Hitler Escaped From Germany

A recently published book by Journalist Gerrard Williams and filmmaker Simon Dunstan claims to have found evidence that Adolf Hitler fled Germany and lived out his life in Argentina.  A pilot in a court in 1947 gave evidence that he … Continue reading

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War Diary October 30th to November 5th 1939

Monday, October 3oth The Admiralty announced that a destroyer flotilla was in action with German bombers south of the Dogger Bank. No damage was done to the ships. Nazi reconnaissance plane was seen over the north-east cost of England. Britain fighter aircraft … Continue reading

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Words & Speeches of WW2, 1939 (7)

A select record from week to week of important war declarations and speeches made during 1939 Saturday, September 30th His Holiness Pope Pius XII in an address to a deputation of Poles: I am most sorrowful that hundreds of thousands … Continue reading

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Himmler – The Man Germany Feared in 1939

Himmler occupied a unique place, and particularly when war began.  The following article is taken from the War Illustrated in 1939; words and phrases reflect the era of 1939 rather than present day. If there is one man in Nazi … Continue reading

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Hitler’s SOS to the Jews

This article was published in War Illustrated in October 1939, therefore the phrasing relates to that era and not the current timeline. Who is the enemy of the German Race?  Who sapped the people in the war and ensured their … Continue reading

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Chamberlain’s Speech on The Peace Offensive 12th October 1939

On October 12th the Prime Minister made his eagerly awaited statement in the House of Commons in reply to the “peace proposals” put forward by Hitler on October 6th.  The most important passage of Mr Chamberlain’s speech – in which … Continue reading

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Words From WW2 1939 to Remember (2)

A record of the Declarations and Solemn Speeches of the World’s Leaders. Friday September 1st Hitler in a speech to the Reichstag: “I am determined to solve (1) the Danzig question, (2) the question of the Corridor, and (3) to … Continue reading

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