Two Standard Oil Men Killed in Plane Crash; British M.P. Also Is a Victim in Denmark
Special Cable to THE NEW YORK TIMES. August 16, 1939
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Aug. 15.--Samuel J. Simonton of Allentown, Pa., and C.A. Casteillo, a Mexican, both representatives of the Standard Oil Company of New Jersey, and Anthony C. Crossley, a member of the British Parliament, were among five persons killed in a plane crash in Denmark today.
Source of images Danish Museum of Science and Technology, The Zonen Salvage Collection
75 years ago The German invasion of Poland began on 1 September 1939. Setting forth the inevitability of WW II.
In 1932 Anthony Crossley British MP who died on board the above plane predicted the invasion of the polish corridor.
THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES UK @ KEW GARDENS FILE N 6100/49/55