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27th February 1940

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Events On This Day

Battle for Viipuri preceding among Islands in Bight of Viipuri. Finns repulsed a violent attack at Taipale. Finns retreated further from Petsamo after a day-long battle.

The British Royal Air Force (RAF) shot down two Heinkel He 111 bombers one off the Firth of Forth, and the other off the Northumberland coast.

The British air ministry announced that during the preceding 24 hours reconnaissance flights were made over Heligoland and German North sea coast, as well as large areas of western Germany. Propaganda leaflets were dropped over Berlin. All British aeroplanes returned unmolested.

U-boat sunk by French destroyer off Cape Finisterre.

The Norwegian steamer Annfinn collided with a U-boat, which was probably sunk steamer undamaged.

The German merchant ship Wahehe was brought into court as a naval prize.

The British steamer Clan Morrison was reported mined.

The Danish ship, Maryland was overdue and considered lost.

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The Second Great War.
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The War Illustrated.
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2194 Days Of War.
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