Eighty years on. 22nd March 1940

The new French Prime Minister, Paul Reynaud kept his predecessor Édouard Daladier as Minister of War.  Due to their opposite political views and personal animosity, Reynaud and Daladier could not agree or cooperate on any plan, which hampered French war planning and especially complicated the alliance with the British.

The Soviet Union began the occupation the Finnish port of Hanko and the rest of the Hanko (renamed Hangö ), under the lease agreed in the Moscow Peace Treaty of March 13.

All Turkish ships in foreign waters were ordered to return to Turkey.

Game day 204. USSR

Soviet infantry continued south towards the Turkish border while their replacements from Moscow moved towards Leningrad.

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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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