Conference with Keitel mentions Luftwaffe attack on England

Halder attends a Fuehrer conference and records in his diary:

    1. What happens if the offensive is postponed for a prolonged period, say 6 to 8 weeks, i.e. Middle of March?
      Directives are prepared for Navy (stepping up of sinkings) and Air Force (attack on England).

Altmark is boarded in Norwegian waters and 229 British sailors are liberated

Eight German sailors are killed and Jodel records that the lack of German and Norwegian opposition is criticized by Hitler.

Rosenberg records the Fuehrer has "nothing left of his determination to preserve Nordic neutrality".