Diary for Saturday, June 15, 1940:
Evacuation of British and Allied troops from northwest France (Operation Cycle) begins: 30,600 British troops begin to leave Cherbourg.
US President Roosevelt replies to Reynaud’s appeal of June 14: USA will continue to give France all possible material help and moral support, but is unable to make any direct military commitment.
Baltic States: Russian forces enter Lithuania.
Italian aircraft raid targets in Southern France and Corsica.