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Southgate’s Diary, Part 20 – 29th May 1942

29th March 1942

[Newspaper Cuttings – Reynaud (former French Premier) defense letter from prison – article regarding Blum court case ref. strikes – Propaganda article.

Paul Reynaud was the French Prime Minister in 1940. After the fall of France, Reynaud refused to participate in the newly formed puppet government and resigned. He was arrested in June 1940 by Philippe Petain’s Administration and was held in German custody until the end of the War.

[Cutting re. article on French workers making equipment for Germany]

The English as I see them – A short Dissertation on Foreigners (By Maurice Southgate)

The English in general detest foreigners.

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