Eighty years on. 2nd February 1940


The members of the Balkan Pact, a treaty signed by Greece, Turkey, Romania and Yugoslavia on 9 February 1934, met in Belgrade.

In Prague, Chechoslovakia Nazi authorities changed the name of Wilson railway station (named for U.S. President Woodrow Wilson) to “Main station”, and Masaryk station to “Prague-Hibernia station”.

U-59 sank the British steamers SS Creofield and SS Portelet east of Lowestoft, Suffolk.

In Finland. Soviet shelling, aerial bombing and small unit combined infantry/armour attacks continued on the Karelian Isthmus.  North of Lake Lagoda, the Finnish 9th division continued to surround Soviet 54th Division near Kuhmo.

Game day 155. Neutral counties

New industrial points were accumulated by all the neutral states, but no new forces were deployed.

(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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