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


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

(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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