Diary March 11, 1941

M3 light tank shown on delivery to Britain

US M3 light tank shown on delivery to Britain. Called by the British Stuart I this vehicle was one of the first weapons delivered in hugh numbers under the lease-lend bill.

Diary for Tuesday, March 11, 1941:

Neutrals

ROOSEVELT SIGNS LEASE-LEND BILL: USA now able to supply all Britain’s arms requirements.

see also: Lease-Lend-tanks and aircrafts for Russia 1941-1945

Politics

Thai-Vichy French Frontier Agreement signed aboard Japanese warship in Gulf of Siam (following serious border clashes in January).

Secret War

Bomb explodes in luggage of Mr. Rendel, late British Minister to Bulgaria, at Istanbul hotel: Rendel unhurt, but 4 others killed.

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