Saturday, 4 March 2017

Russian warships present off Romanian Black Sea ports according to the Dutch newspaper Soerabaijasch handelsblad dated 3 July 1940

An item dated Bucharest, Romanina 1 July referred to usual well informed sources reporting that Russian warships were cruising near Romanian Black Sea harbours.(1)

1. Romania was in 1939 the major oil supplier for Germany and when Russian military seized part of Romania in 1940, choose Romania the side of Germany.