Eighty years on. 25th March 1940


The French Prime Minister Reynaud wrote to the British War Cabinet proposing various courses of action such as Churchill’s idea to mine Norwegian coastal waters or attacking Soviet shipping and oil production. Chamberlain is horrified at the idea of any attacks on the USSR.

U-47 sank the Danish ship Britta north of Scotland. U-57 sank the British tanker SS Daghestan east of the Orkney Islands.

The British government ordered captured servicemen not to take part in German propaganda radio broadcasts.

London’s West-End theatres sold out for the Easter Monday holiday performances.

Game day 207. The Netherlands

Worried about the expected German assault on Western Europe, the Netherlands deployed six infantry battalions.

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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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