740.0011 European War 1939/4094: Telegram

The Chargé in Egypt (Hare) to the Secretary of State

117. My telegram No. 115, June 22, 8 a.m.8 An official communiqué issued this afternoon states this morning’s air raid warning in Cairo was a false alarm and that the planes fired upon were Royal Air Force units. Several civilian casualties from anti-aircraft fire reported.

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Another communiqué states that 2 persons were killed and 23 wounded during last night’s bombing in Alexandria. Consul there reports no American casualties.

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