Norwegian, Danish and Swedish foreign ministers met in Copenhagen and reasserted their neutrality. They make a joint declaration not to assist Finland and refuse to allow foreign troops access through their territory. British envoy to Finland Sir George Gordon Vereker indicated that 20,000 allied soldiers would leave for Finland on March 15, if the Finns made a formal request by March 5.
U-63 sank the Swedish MV Santos east of the Orkneys.
The Hawker Typhoon prototype fighter aircraft made its maiden flight.
Hitler made a speech in Munich on the 20th anniversary of the founding of the Nazi Party and declared that Germany must be and would be victorious. The Manstein Plan was fully adopted by a new OKW directive.
Speaking in his home city of Birmingham in an address broadcast to the United States, Neville Chamberlain outlined Britain’s aims: the independence of the Poles and Czechs.
The Manstein Plan was fully adopted by a new OKW directive.
Game day 177. France
The Algerian infantry battalions arrived at the southern end of the border with Germany.