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2nd December 1939

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Events On This Day

Russian government signed a pact of accrue mutual assistance and friendship with the Finnish People's government.

Finns claimed that since the invasion 36 Russian tanks had been destroyed and 19 planes shot down.

The new Finnish Cabinet submitted an appeal to the league of Nations.

Anti-Russian and pro-Finnish demonstrations were made in Rome.

The Swedish government called up reserves.

The German press campaign launched against Sweden.

It was reported that a former Grimsby trawler had sunk a U-boat off the east coast. The British tanker San Calisto was reported sunk by a mine.

The German liner Watussi was scuttled by her crew after being intercepted by South African Airforce bombers.

Forty two U-boat prisoners landed at a Scottish port

The United States of America government asked for a moral embargoe on the sale by American manufacturers of arms to nations guilty of unprovoked bombing from the air.

T1 Torpedo boat
Commissioned 2 December 1939

Go To: 3rd December
I scuttled my ship to avoid capture


German liner Watussi

T1 Torpedo boat

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