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29th February 1940

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Russians claimed to be within 4 miles of Viipuri and to be preparing a final assault on the town Finns repulsed three attempts by Russians to cross the Taipale River, and frustrated an attack near Pitkaerantae, Northeast of Lake ladoga.

Germanies method of sea warfare, denounced by Professor Koht, Norwegian Foreign Minister.

The French steamer P.L.M. 25 was reported to have been sunk by a mine in the North sea.

The pocket battleship, Admiral Graf Spee wreck was sold to Uruguayan firm for breaking up.

The Estonian government issued orders forbidding Estonian merchant ships to navigate the North Sea and other dangerous waters, except under convoy.

Press Department of German delegation at The Hague issued a statement warning neutrals that by accepting the British system of navicerts they make themselves suspect to Germany.

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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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