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Diary December 14, 1939

Finnish soldiers with reindeers
Skis and reindeers make the Finnish soldiers mobile.
War Diary WW2 for Thursday, December 14, 1939:

Finland

Winter War: Russians launch new drive on Petsamo front (Arctic).

Politics

LEAGUE OF NATIONS EXPELS SOVIET UNION (RUSSIA).

Sea War

Atlantic: German liner Columbus (33,000 t.) leaves Vera Cruz (Mexico) for home. She is shadowed by US warships, on neutrality patrol, and finally burned by her crew on December 19, 500 km off Cape Hatteras, to avoid capture by British destroyer HMS Hyperion.

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