Eighty years on. 10th January 1940


A German aircraft with an officer on board carrying plans for Fall Gelb, the German invasion of the Low Countries, crash-landed in neutral Belgium. The plans fell into the hands of Belgian intelligence.

Adolf Hitler set 17th January 1940 as the date to launch his attack in the west.

Game day 122. 

France launched a flotilla of merchant ships at Marseilles.

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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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