Eighty years on. 10th October 1939


The USSR signed a 15 year pact with Lithuania.  All 3 Baltic States have now come within the Russian sphere of influence. 

In Britain, recruitment of women into the Land Army was suspended after 25,000 women had enrolled.

Game day 40. Finland

Finnish 1st infantry Corps moved east towards the border to counter the Russian threat.

Background image copyright Milton Bradley/Hasbro