Eighty years on. 12th October 1939

Historical

Russia began to demand territorial submissions from Finland. 

The forced transport of Jews from Austria and Czechoslovakia to Poland began..

Game day 42. USSR

2nd Karelian Infantry Corps moved west towards Finland. 1st Armoured Corps, in the Caucasus, was moved west towards Karelia in support.

In Poland, 1st Ukrainian Infantry Corps was moved north towards the industrial area, but it was clear that the Germans would occupy it first.  A new border was drawn on the map to show the German and Soviet occupation areas.

All army units in the western half of the Soviet Union were moved towards the western border, while those in the eastern half were moved south to counter any Japanese aggression.

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