15 February 1940

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War at Sea

British learn that the German auxillary ship Altmark had just passed Bergen. She is believed to be carrying British prisoners.

Germany announces that all British merchant ships will be treated as warships, allowing U-boats to sink them


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 14 February 1940, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1940_02_15.html

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