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27th December 1939

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Finns continued their advance from Lieksa into Russian territory, and reached Lake Ruua. In Suomussalmi sector, they advanced in direction of Raate, about fifteen miles from the Russian frontier. On Salla front Finns pressed the enemy back some fifty miles towards the frontier.

Three heavy assaults on the Mannerheim line were repulsed.

Russian losses on the Finnish front were estimated to be 30,000. Viborg was seriously damaged by shells from long distance artillery. More leaflets dropped over Helsinki by Russian bombers.

The British Royal Air Force (RAF) coastal command aircraft were engaged in a series of fights over the North sea with German air and surface craft. One German patrol ship disabled by a bomb from a British plane, which attacked two destroyers and eleven patrol vessels.

It was reported that Indian troops had arrived in France.

Nearly 7,000 tons of contraband seized during the week ending 23 December 1939.

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Laid down 27 December 1939

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The Second Great War.
Edited by Sir John Hamilton

The War Illustrated.
Edited by Sir John Hamilton

2194 Days Of War.
ISBN-10: 086136614X

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