December 10, 1939

FINNS HURL BACK RUSSIANS IN ATTACKS ON WIDE FRONT; FOUR MORE SHIPS ARE SUNK

From Helsinki:

SOVIET SEES GAINS

Reports Are Conflicting on Battles in Karelia and Along Frontier

HANGOE BOMBED IN 3 RAIDS

Ladoga Monastery Attacked—Defenders in the North Cling to Arctic Port

TWO NEUTRAL SHIPS AND 2 BRITISH LOST

Second Danish Collier Sunk-London Orders Naval Rule of Shipping to Fight Mines

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December 9, 1939

FINNS REPORT FOE HURLED BACK ANEW ON KARELIAN FRONT

Tell of Repulsing the Russians Short of Mannerheim Line-Danes Hear of Naval Battle

MOSCOW TELLS OF GAINS

Helsinki Admits Setback in Center and Loss of Hogland—Gets More Italian Planes

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December 8, 1939

RUSSIANS BLOCKADE FINLAND; BALKED AT MANNERHEIM LINE; ITALY WARNS ON THE BALKANS

From Moscow:

SOVIET ENCIRCLING

Notifies Nations Waters Off Finland Will Be a Peril After Today

FINNS DENY LINE BREAK

Their Diplomats Depart From Moscow—German Envoy Tries to Bar Farewells

From Rome:

Fascist Council Cautions Soviet, Reaffirms Axis and Defies Allies

Terms Events in Southeastern Europe Italy‘s Direct Concern—Pledges Safeguarding of Trade in Face of Blockade Against Reich

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