Tag Archives: Stalin

24.6.40

The German armistice terms are much as expected. . . . What is interesting about the whole thing is the extent to which the traditional pattern of loyalties and honour is breaking down. Pétain, ironically enough, is the originator (at … 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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11.7.39.

Foreign & General 1. More reports of fighting on the Manchukuo border, sufficient to indicate that fighting (prob. inconclusive) has actually taken place. Daily Telegraph [a] 2. Chamberlain’s speech reiterates that we shall support the Poles in case of Danzig … Continue reading

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6.7.39.

Foreign & General 1. Britain to grant arms credit of £100 million to Poland, Turkey & Rumania. Daily Telegraph [a] 2. Polish, Turkish & Chinese gov.ts said to believe Stalin genuinely desires pact Daily Telegraph Party Politics 1. McGovern again … Continue reading

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