1 January 1940

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War in the Air

Luftwaffe aircraft raid the Shetlands. One bomber is shot down

Winter War

Soviet attack in the Taipale sector of the Karelian Isthmus is repulsed

Finnish troops in pursuit of Soviet forces north of Suomussalmi

War at Sea

British steamer Box Hill and the Norwegian steamer Luna sunk


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 1 January 1940, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1940_01_01.html
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