Eighty years on. 11th February 1940


The German–Soviet Commercial Agreement was signed, and the unfinished German cruiser Lützow was sold to the Soviet Navy.

Despite the intense cold (-14 degrees celsius reported in Stockholm), with the Mannerheim Line weakening, the soviets attacked Summa with 120,000 troops after a massive artillery barrage, reminiscent of the Great War.

In the North Sea U-53 sank the Norwegian MV Snestad and damaged the British MV Imperial Transport U-9 sank the Estonian SS Linda. U-50 sank the Swedish SS Orania.

U-37 sank the British trawler Togimo off Milford Haven on the west coast of Britain.

Game day 164. USA

12 Industrial resource points were loaded onto British merchant ships in New York.

The 6 battleships from Hawaii joined the convoy bound for China as it passed south of Okinawa.

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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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