Diary for Thursday, May 23, 1940:
Six British destroyers evacuate 4,400 troops from Boulogne, under heavy fire. French destroyers Jaguar and Drage sunk.
Britain: Sir Oswald Mosley, leader of British Union of Fascists, and Captain Ramsay, president of Right Club and Conservative MP for Peebles, arrested. 76 IRA men arrested in North Ireland.