Le Courrier de l'Air #17

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Title

Le Courrier de l'Air #17
Propaganda Leaflet F46

Description

RAF superiority over the Luftwaffe in the air with successful day and night operations. Photograph of bombing damage to a factory producing He 111 aircraft. Luftwaffe ‘Baedeker’ retaliatory operations on British historic towns. Three pilots from French Forces attacked 15 Fw 190 aircraft. Announcement that Diego Suarez occupied but still some pockets of resistance.

Allies inflicting losses and slowing down Japan’s progress in Burma Campaign. Four new American destroyers launched early in 50 minutes. Admiral Stark, Commander in Chief of American Navy, confident of victory, with the United States’ accelerating shipbuilding programme. False news about French bombing of several British cities in south. Laval and Darlan receive visits from Japanese admirals, Nomura and Abe. For their safety, French will be alerted when time is right to join in any operations.

Laval’s apparent solicitude for the workers is masking a significant shortage of workers; Gauleiter Sauckel urgently requires foreign workers in Germany. Churchill announces surrender of Diego Suarez by French. United States declaration to Vichy ambassador on why Great Britain has occupied Madagascar; United States support with its return promised after victory.

Gauleiter Sauckel’s severe workforce problems, the reasons and solutions, including need for Laval to find French workers for him.

Date

1942

Temporal Coverage

Language

Type

Format

Three printed sheets

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

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Identifier

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Transcription

[propaganda leaflet]
Title
Le Courrier de l'Air #17
Propaganda Leaflet F46
Description
Three page war propaganda stories.The main story cover bombing of Rostock using Free French aircrew.

Collection

Citation

Great Britain. Political Warfare Executive, “Le Courrier de l'Air #17,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 23, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/17643.

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