15 Mar 1940
  • The Finnish parliament ratified the Moscow Peace Treaty, 145 votes for and 3 votes against. ww2dbase [The Winter War | CPC]
  • British Royal Navy armed merchant cruiser HMS Kanimbla impounded Soviet steamer Vladimir Mayakovsky, which was carrying American copper and bound for Germany, in the Sea of Japan. ww2dbase [CPC]
Poland
  • British RAF bombers dropped propaganda leaflets over Warsaw, Poland. ww2dbase [Warsaw | CPC]
Romania
  • In Romania, King Carol II granted amnesty to members of the fascist Iron Guard party after they swore allegiance to him. ww2dbase [Carol II | CPC]
Singapore
  • HMS Eagle arrived at Singapore for repairs for damage caused by the accidental explosion of 14 Mar 1940. ww2dbase [Eagle | Singapore | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 15 Mar 1940
Captain Albert C. Read inspected Saratoga

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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