Eighty years on. 29th December 1939


The estimated death toll from yesterday’s earthquake in Turkey rose to 20,000.

In Germany a warrant was issued for the arrest of business tycoon Fritz Thyssen who had formerly funded the Nazi party but had become an opponent.  It was believed that he had fled from Switzerland to Portugal.

As the year ended, the Finns had continued success in fighting the Russian invaders, along the way capturing many men and vehicles.

Game day 120. USSR

The armoured corps that had participated in the taking of Helsinki moved into the city of Leningrad to protect against the German force that had moved up to the frontier.

The infantry corps in Karelia moved to the south west.

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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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