Winter War – December 1939

Merry Christmas and Peace upon Meteorology,
which is unable to understand that naval warfare
made weather in winter 1939/40

Winter War – December 1939

What a shame after 76 years not explained! The New York Times reported from Rovaniemi/Finland on December 25, 1939

December 24th 1939: Report by James Aldridge: “The cold numbs the brain in this Arctic hell, snow sweeps over the darkened wastes, the winds howl and the temperature is 30 degrees below zero (minus 34.4° C). Here the Russians and Finns are battling in blinding snowstorms for possession of ice-covered forests. …I reached the spot just after the battle ended. It was the most horrible sight I had ever seen. As if the men had been suddenly turned to wax, there were two or three thousand Russians and a few Finns, all frozen in fighting attitudes. Some were locked together, their bayonets within each other’s bodies; some were frozen in half-standing positions; some were crouching with their arms crooked, holding the hand grenades they were throwing; some were lying with their rifles shouldered, their legs apart….Their fear was registered on the frozen faces. Their bodies were like statues of men throwing all their muscles and strength into some work, but their faces recorded something between bewilderment and horror.” All text in jpg: (NYT, December 25 , 1939)

Christmas 1939 & 2015
A temperature difference so huge
that is irresponsible to ignore.

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11_Text extract from Booklet (left hand in PDF), p. 38/39

The waters around Finland had never seen so much ice as during the war winter 1939/40 since 1883. And since the 30th of November, the region 12_was especially affected by the most devastating war inter ever seen under the Arctic Circle where the sun never shines for many weeks. On land, the Russian Red Army attacked with more than 300,000 men on a front of one thousand kilometers length. At sea, the Russian Baltic Fleet attacked Finnish shore batteries on islands and coastal points with big shells. Submarines operated in the Gulf of Finland and in the Gulf of Bothnia, and laid many thousands of sea mines. Finish Navy was small but still operational. Because of the intense naval activities, the picture of the icing seems to be unclear at the first sight, which is not the case. It actually confirms that naval activities influenced substantially the sea-icing process. Not to forget that the formation of sea ice started first in the southern Baltic Sea, along the coastline of Germany. In Hanko/Finland (at the west entrance in the Gulf of Finland), icing started on the 27th of December 1939; solid ice formed on the 4th of January 1940; the end of ice came on the 7th of May 1940, at almost the same time as in Helsinki. However, on the 15th of January 1940, the Gulf of Finland was still open as far as Pellinki. The Gulf of Bothnia was also open in most of its parts. Ice then formed rapidly. Although the Gulf of Bothnia is far in the North and its depths measure more than 200 meters—in the Baltic Sea area—it is the deepest water, holding considerable heat for considerable time even 16_during cold winters. An ‘ice-bridge’ between Turku and the island of Åland (a depth of maximum 30 m) formed on the 6th-7th of January 1940, about 2½ weeks earlier than usual.
There is no other valid explanation for the temperature deviation and for the ice formation other than the war activities at sea. Most of the relevant factors for the Baltic Sea climatic conditions are the long open sea areas in the Gulf of Finland, a clear indication that, due to military activities, a high mixing of water took place, thus delaying ice formation. 
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        As navies churned huge sea areas about, the evaporation of the seas increased and eventually changed the prevailing winds, declined the movement of the Atlantic depression on common routes and caused record deviations of the sea water temperatures. At least in one case, the build-up of sea ice conditions in the North and Baltic Seas demonstrates several aspects of the naval war and of its implication in environmental issues….All questions could be convincingly explained as being the result of sudden naval activities at sea.

 „Hitler’s war paved way for General Frost in 100 days“     HERE   //  Credit: Europe December 1939 – http://www.ocean-climate-law.com;

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November  1939

The New York Times,
17 December 1939

“Naval Battle Lifts
Tempo of the War”

December 1939

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January 1940

 MORE at http://www.ocean-climate-law.com/12/arch/14.html

February 1940

From: http://www.1okeah-1klimat.com/index.html

Буклет “Флотскaя войнa изменяет Климат“; глава B, стр 38/39
http://www.1okeah-1klimat.com/ref/book_RUS_p107.pdf  HERE

13_Северное Балтийское море: воды вокруг Финляндии никогда, с 1883, не видели так много льда как в течение военной зимы 1939/40. И с 30-ого14_ ноября, область была особенно затронута самой рaушительной Военной зиме, когда-либо встреченной под Северным Полярным Кругом, где солнце никогда не сияет в течение многих недель. На земле, российская Красная Армия напала с больше чем 300‘000 мужчин на фронте однотысячикилометровой длины.В море, российский Балтийский Флот напал с большими снарядами на финские береговые батареи на островах и прибрежных пунктах.
Субмарины действовали в Финском заливе и в Ботническом заливе, и положили много тысяч морских мин. Финский Флот был маленьким, но все еще эксплуатационным. Из-за интенсивных военно-морских действий, картина обледенения, кажется неясна нa первом взгля e, нo это не так. Это фактически подтверждает, что военно-морские действия влияли существенно на процесс oбледенения моря.
Не забывать что формирование морского льда, началo впервыe В южном Балтийском море, по береговой линии Германии. В Ханко/Финляндии (в западном входе в Финском заливе), oбледенениe началo 27-ого декабря 1939; твердый лед сформировался 4-ого января 1940; конец льда прибыл 7-ого мая 1940, в почти то же самое время как в Хельсинки. Однако, 15-ого января 1940, Финский залив был все еще открыт до Пeлльнки. Ботнический залив был также открыт в большинстве его частей. Лед тогда сформировался быстро .
Хотя Ботнический залив далекo на Севере, и его глубины измеряют Больше чем 200 метров – в области Балтийского моря – это – самая глубокая вода, держа значительную высокую температуру в течение Значительного времени даже в течение холодных зим. ‚Ледяной мост‘ между Турку и островом Aлaнд (глубина максимальных 30м) сформировался 6-ого 7-ого января 1940, приблизительно c 2 c половина неделями ранее чем обычно………
…..Почему обледенение моря, начал o более мощно в прибрежных водах Германии чем в области на 1 000 км дале e в север в водах Конца? Все вопросы могyт быть убедительно объясн e ны как являющийся результатом внезапных военно-морских действий в море. ………Для Главе C

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