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Official text issued by the British Embassy on the Nemours incident, March 31 1941

Account of an incident that took place off the coast of Algeria. French shore batteries attacked British light forces. Debate as to what cargo the French convoy were carrying. While the French claimed it contained food, the Admiralty suspect it carried German war material. The British claim that the French initiated the confrontation between the forces.
Item Type: Memorandum
Date: 31 March 1941
Title of document: Official text issued by the British Embassy on the Nemours incident
Authors or Creators: Millar, Frederick Robert Hoyer (UK Embassy Official to US)
Places: Europe > Northern Europe > United Kingdom
The Americas > North America > United of States of America
Europe > Western Europe > France
Reference: FO 115/ 3448 - France foreign policy 1941
URI: http://archive.atlantic-archive.org/id/eprint/1209
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