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War Diary 1st to 3rd January, 1940

Monday 1st January 1940 Royal proclamation issued extending liability of men for military service up to age 27. ViolentĀ attack by Soviet forces in Taipale sector of Karelian Isthmus repulsed. North Suomusaalmi Finnish troops were in pursuit of defeated Russians. Bombing … Continue reading

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Odd Facts About the World War 2, 1939 (3)

The Caption in War Illustrated for these articles reads: “Worth Noting Today, and Re-reading in Years to Come” He Gave Hitler Orders A former Austrian army officer, who claims that he often gave orders to Hitler during the Great War … 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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