Tag Archives: Quiepo de Llano

1.8.39.

Foreign & General 1. Military mission probably leaving for Moscow this week. Leader (Admiral Plunkett-Ernle-Erle-Drax) took part in mission to Tsarist Russia just before the Great War. Daily Telegraph [a] 2. Polish Gov.t taking economic sanctions against Danzig amounting to … Continue reading

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27.7.39.

Foreign & General 1. More fighting on Manchukuo border. Japanese said to be contemplating blockade of Russian half of Sakhalin. Daily Telegraph [a] 2. French-British-Russian staff talks being arranged for. Question of Baltic states apparently unsettled. Daily Telegraph [b] 3. … Continue reading

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23.7.39.

Foreign & General 1. It appears from today’s press that the offer referred to in this column yesterday has actually been talked of, but only unofficially. Cabinet disclaim knowledge but evidently know all about it. Presumption is that it has … Continue reading

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22.7.39.

Foreign & General 1. Rumours of impending Anglo-American deal with Germany, which is said to be connected with Herr Wohltat’s[1] visit but not as yet sponsored by the Cabinet.  Conditions to be loan of £1000 million & access to raw … Continue reading

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