Eighty years on. 5th January 1940


Oliver Stanley took over from Leslie Hore-Belisha as the British Secretary of State for War.  Hore-Belisha resigned after quarrelling with Army chiefs over strategy and welfare issues.

The Finnish army encircled the Russian 18th Division north of Lake Ladoga.

Game day 117. Neutral countries

The USA supplied another 12 Industrial resources to Britain, which were loaded onto 4 British merchantmen.

(No map today)

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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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