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War Diary 20th to 27th December, 1939

Wednesday, 20th December Reported that Captain Langsdorf, who commanded ‘Graf Spee’ committed suicide on Tuesday night. Heavy Russian attack in Karelian Isthmus was repulsed. In thenorth Soviet troops checked by snowstorms Us Cruiser ‘Tuscaloosa’ arrived in New York with 579 survivors from … Continue reading

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Odd Facts About World War 2 in 1939 (1)

The Caption in War Illustrated for these articles reads: “Worth Noting Today, and Re-reading in Years to Come” Grey Hairs For Firing Line “I watched columns of older reservists march the trains that were to carry them to points near … Continue reading

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