Eighty years on. 16th October 1939

Historical

The German Army pushed French forward troops back to the Maginot Line near Saarbrucken.  Kriegsmarine warships were ordered to torpedo Allied merchant ships without warning in future.

JU88s attempted to bomb British warships in the Firth of Forth but were chased off by RAF spitfires.  The destroyer HMS Mohawk was hit and 12 seamen were killed.

Game day 46.  China

2nd and 4th Infantry Corps attacked Japanese 2nd Infantry Corps in Peking.  12 attacks at 1, vs 6 defends at 3 (city defence).  4 successful attacks. 3 successful defends (1 against 2nd Corps, 2 against 4th Corps.)