FINLAND: Tangle and Tanner

Britain told Finland last week to stop fighting Russia. His Majesty's Government, in a curt note, warned the Finns that if they did not halt their attack at the 1939 Russo-Finnish border they would be treated by Britain as enemies, now and after the war.

Germany had already counterbalanced this. The German Government had Finnish Commerce Minister Väinö Alfred Tanner wandering around Greater Germany. Ostensibly on a trade mission, he talked about "our German friends." The German radio reported that in Vienna he said: "Together with Germany ... we shall fight the...

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