Eighty years on. 27th December 1939


The first Indian troops arrived in France.

An earthquake in Turkey killed an estimated 8,000 people.

Two German officers were killed during a bar-room fight in Poland.  The German authorities collected up and shot 107 men and boys as a reprisal.

In Cambridge, England a verdict of “accidental death” was passed on a couple who cycled into a river in the blackout and drowned.

The Allies requested Sweden to permit transit of aid for Finland through Sweden.

Game day 118. Japan

Japan continued its move on Peking with an infantry corps.

Another infantry corps sailed from Kyoto towards Shanghai.  6 Battleships also sailed for Shanghai and stood off in case needed in support of the infantry landing in Kwangtung.  Six squadrons of fighters relocated to an airfield in the south west corner of Japan.

Six new fighter squadrons and an infantry corps were deployed in Japan.

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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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