Eighty years on. 19th February 1940


The Soviet 18th Division attacked across the frozen Lake Suvanto, but was repulsed by Finnish defenders after taking almost 1,000 fatalities.

U-23, after sinking HMS Daring yesterday, sank the British SS Tiberton east of the Orkney Islands, Scotland.

Following the Altmark incident on 16th February, Hitler increased the pace of planning for the invasion of Norway and Denmark.

Game day 172. USA

The escorted convoy with supplies for China passed between Okinawa and the Caroline Islands.

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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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