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19th February 1940

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The British Admiralty announced that the destroyer HMS Daring had been torpedoed and sunk, with the loss of nine officers and 148 ratings.

Finns gained another great victory by finally grouting the Russians 18th division, which for some weeks had been beleaguered North of Lake Ladoga. Much war material was captured. On Karelian Isthmus the Russians began a new attack on Taipale.

The King, publicly announced that he fully supported his government's refusal to give military aid to Finland.

Paris reported that a French detachment was ambushed east of the River Nied and 20 lives were lost.

The Norwegian Storting endorsed statement made by Professor Koht, following minister, defending, Norway's action with regard to the German auxiliary naval vessel Altmark.

It was reported that the Greek steamer Ellin had been sunk by a U-boat.

The German cargo steamer Rostock was reported captured by the French navy.

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