Eighty years on. 14th October 1939


Russia refused a Finnish proposal for exchange of land.

In Britain, government “morale boosting” posters were ridiculed.

In Washington, Charles Lindbergh accused Britain of trying to bring America into the war.

Game day 44. Britain.

The BEF moved up to the Belgian border.  1st Submarine Flotilla was ordered back into the North Sea.  1st Carrier Flotilla moved to the north of Ireland and sent out fighter patrols, which failed to locate the enemy.  In the South Atlantic 2nd Battleship Flotilla moved east to the coast of West Africa and then south.

In Canada the infantry Corps reached Halifax, ready to embark next turn.

1st Indian Army Corps moved north-east to counter any Japanese intentions.

Background image copyright Milton Bradley

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General Whiskers

Wargaming butterfly (mainly solo), unpainted model figure amasser, and Historical Re-enactor of the black powder era.

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