Sunday, July 30, 2017

ADSS 1.279 Maglione to Giobbe: no news on a German invasion

ADSS 1.279 Luigi Maglione, Sec State, to Paolo Giobbe, Netherlands.

Reference: Telegram 17 (AES 3068/40)

Location and date: Vatican, 10.04.1940

Summary statement: Holy See has no information about an imminent invasion.

Language: Italian

Text:

Coded telegram 49 received (1).  No news here regarding imminent invasion of Holland, although future danger cannot be excluded (2).

Notes:
(1) ADSS 1.278.

(2) Germany invaded Denmark and Norway on 08-09.04.1940.  Denmark surrendered on 10.04.1940.

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