Tuesday, January 19, 2010

70 Years Ago Today 19/01/40

Warsaw: The Gestapo shoot dead 250 Jews in a wood outside the city following the arrest of the Jewish born Catholic resistance leader Andrzej Kott .

Finland: The Finnish Army stages an unsuccessful attack on Russian positions at Salia.

North Sea: The Royal Navy Destroyer HMS Grenville is sunk by a mine. 81 of her 175 crew were lost.

The HMS Grenville was sunk on this day 70 years ago with the loss of 81 lives.

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