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Diary December 15, 1939


remains of the Russian 44th motorized Infantry Division
The remains of the Russian 44th motorized Infantry Division until January.
War Diary WW2 for Friday, December 15, 1939:

Finland

Winter War – Battle of Suomussalmi: Finns destroy 163rd (Tula) Division and 44th motorized Division in the ‘Waist’. Russian losses: 6,000-plus killed, 1,800 PoWs, 54 guns, 97 tanks, 420 vehicles and 1,170 horses (ends January 5, 1940).

Western Front

Prime Minister Chamberlain visits the BEF.

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