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War Diary March 19th to 27th 1940

Tuesday March 19th 1940 Air Ministry announced that, following German raid on Orkneys RAF bombers damaged German air base at Hornum on island of Sylt. Action was still in progress at midnight. Important debates took place in both House of … Continue reading

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War Diary February 1st to 7th 1940

Thursday February 1st 1940 Reported that battle in Kuhmo sector of Central Finland, in which Finns were attempted to encircle a Russian division, was reaching critical stage. Russian forces said to be entrenching themselves on the front North of Lae Ladoga. Soviet troops launches … Continue reading

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