War Diary January 19, 1940

captured Russian flamethrower tank OT-130

A Russian flamethrower tank OT-130, captured by Finnish troops.

Friday, January 19, 1940


Winter War: Heavy fighting continues on three fronts. 45°C (81°F) of frost recorded.

Sea War

Destroyer HMS Grenville mined and sunk off Thames Estuary.


USA: Death of Senator Borah, influential ‘Isolationist’ (aged 74).

Call of War
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