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28th February 1940

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Attacks on Viipuri continued with infantry and artillery. Finns repelled attacks on new positions and defeated Russian attempts to cross ice to the west side of harbour. Finish aircraft raided Russian lines of communication.

The British air ministry announced that theBritish Royal Air Force (RAF) had carried out further extensive reconnaissance flights over northern Germany. Aircraft flew over Berlin and Hanover, as well as naval bases at Kiel and Cuxhaven.

German patrols active on the Western front, particularly east of the Saar and in Alsace. Reconnaissance flights were made by both sides.

Paris announced that to German aeroplanes, reconnoitering over France had been shot down.

Mr Summer Welles who had left Rome for Berlin, broke his journey at Zürich to await further instructions from Washington.

British volunteers in Finland to be commanded by Major Kermit Roosevelt.

First Canadian volunteers arrived in Finland.

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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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