No. 253 NAI DFA Paris Embassy 19/34

Telegram from the Department of External Affairs to Seán Murphy (Paris)
(No. 121) (Copy)

Dublin, 8 August 1940

London Daily Mail publishes today despatch from Harold Cardozo1 from Vichy stating that it is believed in Vichy that Germany about to make dual attack Ireland south-east England. Can you find any confirmation of this so far as Ireland is concerned.

1 Harold G. Cardozo, a journalist with the Daily Mail best known for his travels with Franco and the Nationalist forces during the Spanish civil war.

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