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14th February 1940

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Finnish command admitted that Russians have captured advanced positions in Summa sector, but stated that the advance was checked by second line of defences.

It was stated that a general licence had been granted to British subjects to enlist in the Finnish forces.

The British Admiralty announced destruction of two U-boats concerned in the sinking of three British ships, the British tankers Gretafield and British Triumph, and the cargo liner Sultan Star, sunk by U-boats.

Mr Churchill stated that soon all British ships would be armed against murderous attacks of German air raiders in the North sea.

The Swedish steamer Dalaro was reported torpedoed and shelled by U-boat on 12 February 1940

The Danish ship Chastine Maersk was sunk by U-boat off the Norwegian coast.

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The Second Great War.
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2194 Days Of War.
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