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23rd October 1939

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Events On This Day

Finnish delegation led by M Paasikivi and accompanied by M Tanner, Finnish Minister of Finance, arrived at Moscow to resume negotiations with Russia.

Paris reported that after a quiet night on the Western front. There had been marked activity on the part of advance units, particularly in the region west of Saar.

Two British ships, HMS Sea Venture and HMS Whitemantle were reported sunk. The first was torpedoed off the north coast of Scotland, the second lost, after an explosion due either to a mine or a U-boat.

The United States steamer City of Flint, which had been seized as contraband by the German pocket battleship Deutschland (later renamed Lützow) was brought by a prize crew into Kola Bay, north of Murmansk, flying the swastika.

Sir Eric Phillips, retiring British ambassador left Paris.

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We spent five days in the Deutschland


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