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Diary January 12, 1940


General T.F. Shtykov inspects the weapons of his troops on the Leningrad Front
Russian General T.F. Shtykov inspects the weapons of his troops on the Leningrad Front. The men are all well furnished with winter clothing.
War Diary WW2 for Friday, January 12, 1940:

Finland

Winter War: Battle of the Taipale. Major Russian effort to break through left flank of Mannerheim Line, by crossing ice-bound river Taipale, is defeated by hand-to-hand fighting (ends January 23).

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