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1.9.39.

Invasion of Poland began this morning. Warsaw bombed. General mobilization proclaimed in England, ditto in France plus martial law. [Radio] Foreign & General 1. Hitler’s terms to Poland boil down to return of Danzig & plebiscite in the corridor, to … Continue reading

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28.8.39.

Have been travelling etc. during the past days & therefore unable to keep up the diary in ordinary way. The main developments have been as follow: Hitler has proposed some or other kind of plan which was flown across by … Continue reading

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23.8.39.

Foreign & General 1. Parliament meeting tomorrow. Emergency Powers Act will be passed. Certain classes of reservists called up. The King returning to London. Reservists being called up in France & Germany. Legislation to be hurried through Parliament to prevent … 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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16.7.39.

Foreign & General 1. 12,000 naval reservists to be called up July 31 for about 7 weeks. Sunday Times [a] 2. General impression that Anglo-Russian pact is going to fall through. Sunday Times [b]; Sunday Express [c] 3. Sunday Express … Continue reading

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