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13 Oct 2017
The Soviet army captures Summa, an important defence point in Finland, thereby breaking through the Mannerheim Line.
USSR agrees to supply grain and raw materials to Germany in a new trade treaty.
The Japanese Diet announces a record high budget with over half its expenditures being military
Rationing of basic foodstuffs is established in the UK.
Mechelen incident: a German plane, carrying plans for Fall Gelb, crashes in neutral Belgium.
The Soviets are driven back in Finland and retaliate with heavy air attacks.
Soviets start attacks on Viipuri, Finland's second largest city.
In Moscow, Finland signs a peace treaty with the Soviet Union after 105 days of conflict. The Finns are forced to give up significant territory in exchange for peace.
Germany invades Belgium, France, Luxembourg and the Netherlands.
Winston Churchill becomes Prime Minister of the United Kingdom upon the resignation of Neville Chamberlain. The United Kingdom invades Iceland.
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