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Diary October 21, 1940

Churchill 'All goes well'
Battered by German bombing Churchill occurs in front of a microphone and sings the French hit ‘All goes well … Madame la Marquise’. German propaganda poster for the occupied western territories.
Diary for Monday, October 21, 1940:

Home Front

Britain: Churchill broadcasts to France, in French; he pours scorn on the threatened invasion of Britain: ‘We are waiting …. So are the fishes !’ and warns that Hitler (‘this monstrous abortion of hatred and defeat’) is plotting the total subjugation of France.
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Sea War

Mediterranean: Italian Navy forms new command – Maritrafalba – to escort vital convoys from Brindisi and Bari to Albania, in readiness for impending invasion of Greece.

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