Diary March 7, 1940
Diary for Thursday, March 7, 1940:
Finnish troops with captured Russian BT tank. They have painted a bold swastika emblem on the tank’s turret, which was a Finnish identifiying symbol, not a mark of allegiance to the German Nazi Party.
Winter War: Fierce fighting continues in Viipuri Bay sector.
RAF aircraft, flying from bases in France, drop Polish language leaflets over West Poland and return via Leipzig and the Ruhr (where leaflets in German are released) .
British warships detain 13 Italian colliers with cargoes of German coal.