Telegram No. 869 from the Swiss Government to the Swiss Legation in London

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Telegram No. 869 from the Swiss Government to the Swiss Legation in London

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Telegram No. 869 from the Swiss Government to the Swiss Legation in London (A. 3465), concerning the violation of Swiss airspace on 12/13 August 1943, between 11.30pm – 12.00pm by over 50 British aircraft en route to Milan. Regions affected were Chancy, Brassus, Prangins, Valais between Dents du Midi, Tour Salliere, Monte Leone, Mont Rose. A second wave was seen over Tessin, Bosco, Maggia and Mont Bre, return flight path was in line from Lausanne, Vallorbe, Geneva. Weather clear and visibility good. Complaint to be sent to the British Government, stressing that the Royal Air Force seems to conveniently forget the promises reiterated by the British Government and insist again that any similar violations of our air space be avoided.

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IBCC Digital Archive

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1943-08-15

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One telegram

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Switzerland, “Telegram No. 869 from the Swiss Government to the Swiss Legation in London,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 18, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/9045.

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