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Diary July 24, 1940


'Do not forget Oran'
‘Do not forget Oran’ is a French poster that recall the British raid on the French fleet.
Diary for Wednesday, July 24, 1940:

Sea War

Repatriation steamer Meknes carrying 1,277 French sailors to Marseilles, sunk by German E-boat S-27 off Portland (383 dead).

Neutrals

Romania: Rumanian Government takes over Astra-Romana Oil Company (Shell).

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