Wehrmacht History 1935 to 1945


Sponsored Links

Sponsored Links

Sponsored Links

4th January 1940

WWII Timeline

Events On This Day

The Russian air force active in the region bordering railway line to Swedish frontier.

Finns isolated a Russian battalion, part of a force sent to make contact with Russian troops at Suejaervi, north of Lake Ladoga.

Finnish warplanes dropped 3,000,000 pamphlets over Leningrad, an 3 January 1940 and carried out bombing raids on Russian island bases at Oesel and Dagoe.

The British Royal Air Force (RAF) made successful reconnaissance flights over north-west Germany, and patrols over seaplane bases in Heligoland Bight.

Hermann Göring
Assumes control of all German war industries and all government departments concerned with economic side of the war.

Paris reported that in lower Vosges German detachment of 100 was surprised and machine-gunned by French patrol.

The British trawler Daneden is feared lost with a crew of nine.

Reported that British liner Tuscan Star had been bombed and machine-gunned by Luftwaffe aeroplane shortly after leaving England. Raider driven off by ships anti-aircraft guns.

Go To: 5th January


Leave a Comment




CAPTCHA Image Audio Version Refresh


The Second Great War.
Edited by Sir John Hamilton

The War Illustrated.
Edited by Sir John Hamilton

2194 Days Of War.
ISBN-10: 086136614X

For a complete list of sources
WWII News articles from around the world

Sponsored Links

WWII Timeline
World War Two Timeline, detailing every event, day by day from 1935 through to 1945.
WWII Timeline

Support This Site
There are many ways to help support this site if you would like more information
Click Here

Join Our Newsletter
To receive the latest news on Book Reviews, Movies and site updates join my free Newsletter

Sponsored Links

Sponsored Links

Bookmark & Share
Please bookmark this site and tell your friends!
Bookmark and Share

This website is NOT meant to promote Nazism, the politics of Adolf Hitler, or any other political ideology. It deals with the subject of German military during a particular period of history nothing else.

©Wehrmacht History

Reliable Web Hosting