Wednesday, 7 June 2017

Italy using harbour facilities at Djibouti, French Somaliland according to the Dutch newspaper Nieuwe Venlosche courant dated 26 June 1940

An item reported that as a result of the armistice between France and Italy was decided that Italy might use the harbour and harbourage of Djibouti, French Somaliland.(1)

1. Italy declared war on France on 10 June 1940 followed by an armistice signed on 24 June 1940 effective a day later.