Saturday, 4 March 2017

Turkey interning French ships according to the Dutch newspaper Soerabaijasch handelsblad dated 12 July 1941

An item dated Ankara, Turkey 11th reported that the Turkish cabinet 10 French ships including their crews arrived at Alexandrette interned. The ships had to leave or surrender within 24 hours. The crews of the first two arrived ships who surrendered were to be interned.