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Diary March 5, 1940

Camouflaged German observer
Camouflaged German observer near an Allied outpost at the Maginot Line.
Diary for Tuesday, March 5, 1940:

Western Front

Germans capture British outpost in Maginot Line (2 killed, 16 taken prisoner); outpost later recaptured.

Finland

Winter War: Russians cross ice-bound Viipuri Bay in Gulf of Finland, but meet fierce Finnish resistance.

Air War

Russians bomb Helsinki.

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