Eighty years on. 20th December 1939


Hans Langsdorff, Captain of the Graf Spee, committed suicide in his hotel room in Buenos Aires.

British boffins examined the Radio Direction Finding (Radar) system taken from the Graf Spee.

The USA banned the export of technical data on production of aviation fuel to belligerent nations.

Game day 111. Great Britain

The escorted convoy in the North Atlantic continued towards Britain.  The unescorted empty convoy in the Mediterranean sailed eastwards between Spain and Algeria.

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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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