November 27, 1939

SOVIET CHARGES ATTACK BY FINNS, WHO DEFY DEMAND TO QUIT BORDER; PILSUDSKI AND ARMED LINER SUNK

MOSCOW SHOWS IRE

Reports Four Killed by Finns‘ Artillery Fire Over Border

SEES LENINGRAD MENACED

Crisis Takes Grave Turn After Vitriolic Press Attack on Premier Cajander

10 DIE IN POLISH SHIP

283 Lost in Rawalpindi, Which Had the Status of British Warship

OTHER SINKINGS REPORTED

Belgium Halts Ostend-Dover Channel Craft — Japanese Line Quits London Service

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November 26, 1939

NAZIS BOMB BRITISH NORTH SEA FLEET; REPORT 4 SHIPS HIT, LONDON DENIES IT; JAPAN THREATENS BLOCKADE REPRISAL

TWO GERMAN RAIDS

Many Bombs Dropped by Planes 560 Miles Off Reich Coast

MASS ATTACKS INDICATED

Large Concentration of Nazi Fliers Seen Near Orkneys Not Far From Battle

WARNING BY TOKYO

Tells Britain Counter-Steps Will Meet Ban on German Exports

OTHER NEUTRALS PROTEST

Italian Press Assails Blockade Though It Is Expected to Help Rome‘s Trade

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November 25, 1939

MINES FORCED LONDON PORT TO CLOSE, HOLDING SHIPS OUTSIDE TILL CLEARED; ITALY JOINS PROTESTS ON BLOCKADE

FEW HOURS’ TIE-UP

Explosives Parachuted by Reich Planes Shut Harbor, British Say

NEWS HELD UP BY CENSOR

200 Mines Washed Ashore on the Yorkshire Coast—Means to Meet Threat Promised

CIANO SEES ENVOYS

Says Allied Plan to Seize Reich Exports Would Hurt Italian Trade

JAPAN IS ALSO PROTESTING

But Britain, Firm, Sets Order for Tuesday—Rigors to Be Eased for Certain Neutrals

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