Eighty years on. 18th December 1939

The first Canadian troops arrived in Britain.  7,400 men disembarked at Liverpool.

The US Navy agreed to send 40 aircraft to Finland.

Adolf Hitler promised to pay VidKun Quisling, leader of the Norwegian Nasjonal Samling (National Union) for aid in a German invasion of Norway.

22 British Wellington bombers were attacked over the Heligoland Bight by German ME109 and ME110 fighters.  12 of the bombers were shot down.

Game day 109. Neutral Countries

Italy’s convoy of merchant ships arrived in Tripoli.  The shipment of Italian industrial resources for Finland made its way across Germany to port of Konigsberg on the Baltic coast.  From here there were no ships available and the overland route would be through Leningrad.  The convoy halted.

The USA loaded a convoy of merchant ships with aircraft for shipment to Finland.

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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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