Diary February 11, 1940

 T-100 'Sotka' heavy tank

The prototypes of the Russian new generation tanks were also used against Finland for combat trials. This is the T-100 ‘Sotka’ heavy tank in action.

Diary for Sunday, February 11, 1940:

Finland

Winter War: Russians break through Mannerheim Line in Summa sector. 123rd Division overwhelms defending Finnish battalion. Finns launch desperate counter-attacks.

Politics

Russian-German Trade Agreement. Russia to receive latest in machinery and military equipment in exchange for wheat, cotton and oil.

Home Fronts

Canada: Death of Gouverneur-General Lord Tweedsmuir (the novelist John Buchan), aged 64.

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