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Diary January 3, 1940

German reconaissance patrol
A German reconnaissance patrol is cutting their way through enemy barbed wires.
War Diary WW2 for Wednesday, January 3, 1940:

Western Front

In Vosges area, French patrols ambush two German detachments and take several prisoners.

Sea War

British warships detain American SS Mormacsun.

Air War

Winter War: Finnish aircraft drop 3 Million pamphlets on Leningrad.


Ireland: Eire government introduces emergency legislation to intern IRA men without trial (becomes law on February 9).

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