Eighty years on. 3rd January 1940


U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt in his State of the Union Address said: “In previous messages to the Congress I have repeatedly warned that, whether we like it or not, the daily lives of American citizens will, of necessity, feel the shock of events on other continents. This is no longer mere theory; because it has been definitely proved to us by the facts of yesterday and today,”

The Finnish government claimed that over 400 Russian tanks and 150 aircraft had been destroyed since the start of the war.  The Finnish air force dropped three million pamphlets over Leningrad.

Game day 115. China

Four battalions of Chinese infantry moved into Shanghai.  In the north of Kwangtung the six battalions outside Peking waited for reinforcements before attacking the city.  Six battalions continued to move east across China.

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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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