Saturday, August 16, 2014

AUGUST 16, 1939 Retreiving the plane from Danish waters and Anthony Crossley predicts the begining of WW II as early as 1932

NY TIMES 8-16-1939 TWO STANDARD OIL MEN KILLED IN PLANE CRASH

Two Standard Oil Men Killed in Plane Crash; British M.P. Also Is a Victim in Denmark

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

 
 
 
 
 

THE BRIDGE OF DEATHS ~75th anniversary event

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