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26th February 1940

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The British War office announced that from 11 March 1940 Scotland north of Caledonian Canal, would become a banned area and that only persons specially exempted would be permitted to remain or enter.

Finns evacuated, the fortress of Koivisto. Defence of Viipuri continued, although the town was now in ruins. New defence line is prepared in the West.

Luftwaffe aeroplanes flew over Paris, but were driven off by anti-aircraft fire.

The Swedish steamer Santos was reported sunk in the North sea.

The survivors of torpedoed tanker British Endeavour were landed at Madeira.

Mr Summer Welles saw count Ciano, and Signor Mussolini in Rome.

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The Second Great War.
Edited by Sir John Hamilton

The War Illustrated.
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2194 Days Of War.
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