Telegram No. 787 from the Swiss Government to the Swiss Legation in London

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Title

Telegram No. 787 from the Swiss Government to the Swiss Legation in London

Description

Telegram No. 787 from the Swiss Government to the Swiss Legation in London (A. 3080), concerning the violation of Swiss airspace on 13/14 July 1943, between 12.04am – 01.00am. Over 100 British aircraft flew over southern Switzerland, covering the area between Porrentruy, Le Brassus, Lake Leman and Chiasso. One aircraft came down at Le Bouveret, one near Sion. Bombs and incendiaries were dropped, and damage caused at Hauts-Geneveys, Gubelfeld, Flamatt, and Praratoud. Includes instructions for strongly worded protest and requirement for reparation for damages caused to be sent to the British Government.

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IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1943-07-13

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One telegram

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MWrightJ[Ser#-DoB]-150527-08

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Citation

Switzerland, “Telegram No. 787 from the Swiss Government to the Swiss Legation in London,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed December 6, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/2253.

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