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Declassified and Approved For Release 2013/09/23: CIA-RDP13X00001R000100170002-4 Declassified and Approved For Release 2013/09/23: CIA-RDP13X00001R000100170002-4 ly 4.144tooktv.,,o,,, Declassified and Approved For Release 2013/09/23: CIA-RDP13X00001R000100170002-4 Wm. Siohitlski from Zokar0 which he itft Augual 2)0 1941# tYt it460 280 19400 until the date of his ds'arturo, ttf? Mit 14 lived at the Hotel AtlAntique0 Doet Thole S with his le year old son. Tho hotel rool comm*A4a * view of the entire harbor, M. Miahalskl *Ay* but he was only occasionally allowed on tho root. Me circulso. ted quite freely in the town, haw'? ept in the restricted areas, which includes all milit4r7 nroas and had many friends among the rrench0 but found th afraid to discuss military or political matttorse SAL Mr. Michalski left Prance immedihtel after the Armistice between France and OermanY. Be smiled gl'oe the port of Loriiht an Xune it, 19400 aboard the French cruiser ',Victor Schoolcher supposedly bound for the United States with $5,000,000 of Pelish gold and $240,000,000 of Belgian gctild. On the second day out, the e!uiser was joined at sea by a, squotiln, of fire loreash auxiliary cruisers all carrying ?mach, told. - ? Declassified and Approved For Release 2013/09/23: CIA-RDP13X00001 R000100170002-4 1 ugh04.- gti Declassified and Approved For Release 2013/09/23: CIA-RDP13X00001R000100170002-4 and oenvertd e0or tovneta 1**IfIrm* /N0?*0190 forms than preoemded t* P*at,Th*To Polish *nd Dolgiim geld 'vs. *ill 10110604# Y* has AO way of kstn4 himueh ot %No rroroh golA AlOrt0 was, but fro* watehl it *an* U6149010101 4ost1 that they* wato approximately $1,1M0 OW 000 13106. The entire thipmont of gold Of 000 000 P,A114 $240,000,000 Belgian, end ippiroximately 00G 000 0111* French ? was then taken from reatar inland t0 XA71 where it was stored. Kr. Michalski hoard thAt the Belgian gold was later taken to MArseilles oulA tante* over to the Reichsoommissar for the Batik of IW.giust (Kr. Zoltowski says this hat bean veririod publicly)* but that as to the disposition of the rest of t. gi44 he is uncertain. He says' that in earth, 1941, a pro? cess of taking *Mall quantities bask to Frame port? odioally was begun, and that now every plane (there are one or two a weelt, normally) takes some back with it, but that he has no idea at all how leuth of the gold: still remains in Kaye 4:e ?????:, _ ?1:.?73, 7.7 .4 IfJ 1;",? z? ... , ''..., o' 444 L ? '--.3.1,,I.T,?,: Declassified and Approved For Release 2013/09/23: CIA-RDP13X00001R000100170002-4 Declassified and Approved For Release 2013/09/23: CIA-RDP13X00001R000100170002-4 Mitheliki dee hafboir DO- ?' biggest port in Wt Af- lee s lromely tpAatati* Ho states that there are 8 lAxgo4 ;dors, moot of Cho. capable of taking 2 fair sized mkorchant ships on ;melt side, and with room for several Philo alongside the water-front edge ritnning between them Referring te Pun 4 (August, 1941), Xo. 42-917, he itAtoi that Moles 1, 2, 3 and 8 arie completed as shown mous 4, 5, 6 and 7 are tar advanced towards completion if not oompleted? He is uncertain on this poknt be says, because during his stay in Dakar traffic in the port had dropped to such an extent that all unio*ding was done at Moles 1# 2 and 3, and in the betsins botw4en# and no ships tied up on the tar side of the harbor (Mass 4, 3# 6# 7 and 8) except to await tho formatio* of convoys, 114 says there are railroad sidings up to Melee - 1# 2 and 3# and that 90% of the leading and unloading done in the pot is done in the West and Middle Basins. Wore being shown Plan 4# he confirmed the fact ablegmR -r%r '%?-% rh,: .Kr? ...;;12i1 . : Declassified and Approved For Release 2013/09/23: CIA-RDP13X00001 R000106170002-4 It e_ Declassified and Approved For Release 2013/09/23: CIA-RDP13X00001R000100170002-4 r - at by that Plan, that ma *11 Ilft north to storage tanks tow% h. logs hOt *Mt* whilythiwt oil wall taken on or disohoirgod line. kh:tot4th As to cranes, while tut is umeerteln t believes there were no det4k cranes atat Om Arsenal (see Plan 4), and that all maloAding IN* dome by ship cranes. (He resells seeing one ?wow" laot crane, used for lowering coast detonso alto iota place, which he believes was a railroad ogra He states that within the limits ot the harbor there is a large anchorage where easily 10 or 40 ships at a tine could be unloaded by lighters* although there are no lighters available in Dakar at the present tin,* The entsausoe to the harbor itself is very 'narrow about-300 yards in width - and is thoroughly aired (witheottteat NUMB only, he believes)* leaving lees than: ow third at the entrant), open for troffis? Whet. he trani * lett Dakar on /*gust 23# 1941 this open*, to, the t-o4th ligbt marking the lutrbor *ow ile,knew nothing 0; gti or'neta, r. , t , r?t: ??? ,})-ktVeiZtirt.VA, ? ts Approved For Release 2013/09/23: CIA-RDP13X00001R000100170002-4 Declassified and Approved For Release 2013/09/23: CIA-RDP13X00001R000100170002-4 diectly sit Who hArbor *yAr*noe, &L4 too xikirt thing nbout any mlooi tn othni pitin: Mug! hArbo or bey, except *round tho nologiou described. Outside ths harbor is the As island fortress Ooree effshero Almost directly opv-osite nothing an Goreo other than the forttioss excittpt tot one printing establishment, and the homes or 4 ftww negroes, and that there is no garrison on tht lslanA other than the crews nemesia/7 to man tho guns th, (Which he could not enumerate). He otnites thAt he had lunch an the island recently, and thnt at that time there were only 4 or 5 officers station there. He was told at the lUncheon that the guns on the is- land had electrical fire control, And that they were first-class guns. Running out from each side of Gorge, there Are anti-suboomarine nets, One runs from the west side, of , the island part of the way topakar Point, the rest of the way being closed by a partially completed ems, Declassified and Approved For Release 2013/09/23: CIA-RDP13X00001R000100170002-4 Declassified and Approved For Release 2013/09/23 CIA-RDP13X00001R000100170002-4 The other rune. 01,4 fAtiir) f' sM4 Viet 4 The east side o tv 1044404 0,41 Alt P41 *44 0It A, being shown the 4-, ?-it Atiatralti ft- (August, 1941) 01* 42.0417, he 000141444d 41144 was shown there in its proper position. Ho (would tell vory little nor, obotst ths, except that they were there when he arrived in Dokur in June, 1940, and that there soosood to be pormanout openings in each not close by the island on oither sidei is incoming and outgoing ships p*ssod on el- ar side of the island close in. Rs did not knovY whethor they were double or /Anglo, or whether they WOTV made of steel., but his deecriytion of the floats by whieb they are carried makes it seen likely that no defense is includedo He also says that there is a net surrounding the battisibilp Richelieu, which is tied up at tho west siie nf Xole 2, ,and that he understood that 'there were also mines (contact) placed around the ship, 1.; n.,incQifipd and Approved- For Release 2013/09/23: UIA-RUP13A00601 R000100170002-4 - r; Declassified and Approved For Release 2013/09/23 CIA-RDP13X00001R00010017000274 ' - ASUMAX.1241411 (4) kiax. When Mr. Uletesloki let% DiRkscf August 2,, 1941, the following Tulval tioned theres 1 Battleship 3 Cruisers 3-4 Destroyers 2-, Destroyers sa fury Submarines 6-41 Motor boats I ll lehoeu) Memtealm, astorgo Terrible, tsi possibly ono otheT o litzt414 Isoitiusi type) smaller type) small, nono-torpetio) The Richelieu, which was torpedoed du British attack on Dakar and settled to tho bottoon allot being brought back into the harbor, has now bo,on paired and is afloat alongside Mole 2 in th Viddle Basin. Mr, Michalski believes that it full ificioncy has not been restored, however, and doubts whethor it could attain a speed of more%than 10 knots. The three cruisors now stationed at rktkar are those which the British allowed to come through litraltor in September, 1940, and of the three, one is always absent on patrol or a run to Casablanca, eta. Of this 4 to 6 destroyers stationed there, soma are also msually absent convoying French merchant ships agog the coast of Attica. As to submariAos, he said it was very difficult to Declassified and Approved For Release 2013/09/23: CIA-RDP13X00001R000100170002-4 *7f!' ? , ???????....11.1 Declassified and Approved For Release 2013/09/23 : CIA-RDP13X00001R00010017000274 give prole* intoTmAkieto VO4 ho *4%14 thoro* wolf* noil more than 1/44 tow medium size only The motor boats in the ticurbor h4q diesorIU, small and carrying only light artillery and mAchl guns, and no torpedoes. They includod the took Okrouzo and d'Entrecastoux. He said that there was no t s ot at tosU but that there was a small one up the cofAst at St. Louis. The merchant ships at tqkar will be desaribqpd later. hl ostImmte* tingt t 'NOT, Of As to suppli s for the nityal forces at Dakar knew few details. He believes that there is surficiont fuel oil for them stored at Dakar nd ho stated that in January, 1941, a comvoy arrived from Brost (wKich must have dome with German permission, as Bret is in occupied France) carrying ammunition for the Xichelleue (b) Am. Mr. Michalski stated that since het arrived an June 28, 1940, ther, has been a groat deal ? of troop movement through Dakar, and that many af the troops have been sent through Da,kar and stationed mt ? neclassified and Approved For Release 2013/09/23: CIA-RDP13X00001R000100170002-4 Pt' 44; c " " . 411 ? ei*"...1,"74, _ '14 4.7 Declassified and Approved For Release 2013/09/23: CIA-RDP13X00001R000100170002-4 towns in tho intorior et 4'sornah vost Atrid*# empUt4 d 04* French test &frit:tog nrul he Note atrr not *von ootimnte how mom, trtlelps hnit bee town to which he know Ulm* hAd He stated that tho garrison at PwX*r in ku- 1941, consisted of the fo1lowAn44, the first two Avoly arrived (probably from COSOOIAM4*),And the lorttor two, composing the regular garrisons 1 battalion, Foreign Logi= 1 regiment, motorised chasimurs (4th) 1 regiment, field artillery (6th) 1 regiment, infantry (7th) The Foreign Legion battalion is stationed rtirud- larly, he believes, at Rufisque. He stated that there were few, if any, Germans nationnl* in the battalion. The 4th-Regimomt, MotOrised Chasseurs (all white) he thinks is possibly now on the Gambia fron- tier, at Kaolack. He stated that this regiment in. May, 1941, received from Trance 25 now tanks of 22 tons each, and in addition has armored vehicles? The 6th Regiment, Field Artillery, (3 to 1 whits) hi said has 73 m/a guns aiiia 135 Wm howitzers, ? \ , 41. ":',tmtr7n7 - Declassified and Approved For Release 2013/09/23: CIA-RDP13X00001 R000100170002-4 Declassified and Approved For Release 2013/09/23: CIA-RDP13X00001R000100170002-4 10! 40' and is roport 4 to No 14. good 0410044.*** did not see ony 1$$ mim, pivot 1h411121,110 ft* motorised, dratim The 7th legimonti InAntry, is all Wtmo*, white officers ion4 nonokoomodoliontd offi**11g4 (c) galusig. Mr. Uitthalaki wi tMt they* are 2 large air-ofielde near Dakar, oft* at Ou410*' was formerly civilian only, but is now *ivillart sot nilitnry, and one at Thies (-boot 70 kilo**ters from Dakar) which has always boon military* no - other fields under construction, and said that only other possibility for a field is tho near Nadine, which, is not very larie, Whon taked *bother the rice fields shown on Sheet D24-1211-4, No. 42-957 could be mad* into air fields, he *aid that there werefkoo fields ArOmmd Dakar, and that tho sap referred to was wron4,. Me stAted that some plan*s had been sont firom Oulkan to Syria just before the 'ftitish-Trefre Promoh, attack in that cOuntry, and that when he left Dakar there were at Ctuakam'Oout ");Curtiss fiihtara a'd 12 ' ??, ' . ''''.??**",?"""??'1,'-''-,..., II ?...A.......,,,- ,,,,a*". ,..- ra.,apaatgaftra.,11,1,44,741,1,1011 , mAii,;,. , . ? ?,--0.Te,"`"ovr.....,,Azoowp40,4,,..?1-.ittax,ram*Kiia.1,4,;11i...,...&,,,,,,,...m...-a, ....? 1 i 'v ....:, .,?:. :A I 1-4-:..r.,;., ''''i ., ?,''',-i?-??.1:,...-1?:',? 44' ,- ;.1.0?"-' t?li:t,.!-`1 I'Lt:,V.? .4. ''',1.114,11 ocit'tL-';?:1.' ? -? ? , ... _ - ,kr; ", ,f,.,cfr ;., ? ,i ?,,, ., , .,..- ?,,, .L: ......,c , ? ,i,-.1?... ...K.,..,:-4,14. ,'? , ? - Declassified and Approved For Release 2013/09/23: CIA-RDP13X00001R000100170002-4 _ ?,?4" Declassified and Approved For Release 2013/09/23: CIA-RDP13X00001R000100170002-4__ 41v Jo Olemm Martin bombev?11,1, Senegal ho was told, Igviliptim 60 mnd whAt types hp does not know. Iktsed in th49 hnrbo- 1 - 9 lance hyOro planes, On UK torp4do 4nd or A old pro?war bombers of the lAtgo flies out to sea each d look for trio Amer 1**n Navy, which they fully expectod to Ap Avily t 4ny m (d) 1st Defenses.. Mile Kr. HichAlstti could give few specific details pbout coAst defensosi he stated that they had been greatly strongttvsnod since the September, 1940 attack on Dakar, nnd that it was now generally believed in Dakar that the city could not be taken by attack from the sea alone. He also said that in February, 1941 however, there were large scale joint manuevers held, and that an attempted landing was considered successful, much to the surprise of the Naval Commandant. The attack took place at night, and the landing was made on * beach inside the city, Mr. Michalski said. He th4nks that the defenses against such landings may have bogs ,7 , . :4! ,s? ? t ? - - < A4-0. -ZIA"; L'? jf; ^ Declassified and Approved For Release 2013/09/23: CIA-RDP13X00001 R000100170002-4 ' - ' ?????- W.4 Declassified and Approved For Release 2013/09/23: CIA-RDP13X00001R000100170002-4 stwessibmoo4 01,14, th4 CA* of We 0* said that C4ce gAnt101 A04 NOW*. 140404d mow the in points of defonap, an4 Put a battery of four 280 m/m gun* At tkh of these twin:0,# He stated that now bkatteries of Wig guns halo? boom installed since Stptember, 1940 1 hough hA Si not sure of the pr else location or *lie or numbwr al chi, guns, and that rork was still under wAy t a =Lobo? a points when he left - one point being on the vest coast of the point juvt opposite tho High School (sea 1941 Plan of City of Dakar, Chief of theme/ars,U, it Army), He alto said that since the attac, and vir? tioularly since February, 1941 (bocaus. of Dar1an.Abet2 agreement at this tits.) machine gun nests, 11 ht gun emplacements, some shallov trenches and barbed wireo had been placed atimarious pointy on the shore all around the city - particularly along the beech betweem Xotu Bay and Bernard Point (see Plan 4, supra). He had no knowledge, however, of any similar defenso propar$.. tic's, along the beach between Dakar and Rufisque. The coast line along the north side of the peninsula nomited -0 4gfoiikt-49v-t.tuow tioatf.%#4,34.4mr,,w-, , - , Declassified and Approved For Release 2013/09/23: CIA-RDP13X00001R000100170002-4 4'44: _ ???? ?1 ? 1 1 t. Ij Declassified and Approved For Release 2013/09/23: CIA-RDP13X00001R000100170002-4, I) - so fortiflOatiovis ho* *A14 and it vOUld be ',try elttloAt 04r4111 All mit the 00Astit1 dolfions4 bott4K44 krio now, 'OA Michalski zald uncle&r tit oeymmAnd rather then under the tomtit dt i thitty were formerly. no vivo tve) roiso-na for Utlr that tha loyalty and fighting spirit of thol ;TAry more highly rognrdedi And second, thAt the Arm7, t4lie excellent with 75 sis and 155 m/s rano wvre rust to big naval guns. Point W, Plan 4, is tn obeervation point (one of the highest in Dakar) called Chnteau OA= which the fire of all the shore bntteries is directod according to Mr. Michaloki, Jr. As to anti-aircraft, he could give no prQc,ihse, Location, and could not estimate the number or six' of batteries, but he characterized their fire during the September, 1940 attack as mato strong when th anti-aircraft fire of the Richelieu und the othtr sbip* in the harbor was added, fiNT, - - ? r 7;71 '1F-; mikgr. 4t.? Declassified and Approved For Release 2013/09/23: CIA-RDP13X00001R000100170002-4 A Declassified and Approved For Release 2013/09/23: CIA-RDP13X00001R000100170002:4 140 limillitAgiaA0 00# 41401441*At *404 Outi apto 'ash month the Army holds )404 Dakar (the reserves ere *Imo omil1494 Mr. Miehalski eannot estimata she mum4ol of riot ros# or describe their equipment), an4 thoit floitft; hlo knows, ledge of these manuevers he dedueed that Thor, lines of resistanee to the land defenses ** foglowat 1. One running from Autisque almost *me north to the coast. juora, tintta44 2. One running from just west of 11011ao due north along the 200 lino to the 'out. 3. One running parallel to and at west of the Hann4CamtmTenc highway, Although he had no opportunity to minim these areas carefully, he believes that these ) lines of dew. tense consist not of regular tremches with barbed wire protection, but of light artillery pieces and movhine guns in concrete rests on strategic hills and hummocks covering the entire area pith cross fire. Re saw a few quite shallow trenches with some barbed wire in spots, but not many. A fourth strongly protected point is at the nortk eM of the Arsenal, on the Avenue de 10Arsenal. Ism there is ,lecated a number ef mac4ine guns, protected Declassified and Approved For Release 2013/09/23 CIA-RDP13X00001R000100170002-4 iiroe.skrfiel ef-Z, EV.;. .16 ' r ? Declassified and Approved For Release 2013/09/23 CIA-RDP13X00001R000100170002-4 1, by barbed ware glotIolOA 75 vim snti.wtolnk covloring NNot v**4 AvolIvAdhl the ArSional. The torr n outside DoOgratt is soil rolling/ with smell h111$1, on; trees/ and few bushes 4 rolo: sivIrtoi blfWbostb. rOW OVAIMP#h country is very dry except during the from July 13 to October 13 emth rear. Mr. Vichmllild thinks that the country is good tank country. (f) Genera. Mr. Michalski stated that military point of view, one weakneso of Dnicar Ls In its water supply. Except during the period July 15 to October 15 there is no rainfall and there Aro no water storage tanks and very rev artesian wells lin the city. Water for the town comeu from frot-flowinz $71Plng3 near Barguy-Oonddon, whence it is carri.gd to ...akar by a pipe-line approximately 2 feet in diameter running parallel to the highway through Aufisque, and buried at a shallow depth about 1 meter north of the road. The water supply 10 always low just before the rains begin in July, and is usually rationed at that time., " rarrararrIOrrear.r*W40 UV' rtArCtfrariaWrraMat4t#P41:105,540' A ; ta. Declassified and Approved For Release 2013/09/23: CIA-RDP13X00001R000100170002-4 ?- 0:51; -4T r*, ,..-- 194. Declassified and Approved For Release 2913/09/23: CIA-RDP13X00001R000100170002-4 ViehalskA s*;td t atod last / wtter and food tot'3 44y (g) glIAMILLIAUML* tivoly that there W*741 no mot-14*A x pooplo wove 1 ren civilians in Dakar )Pfl ha loft Te none there during his stAy imeopt for A CO*11 which cam, soon after tie with Itly*A4* tO tako away Gormans who had tura ther4 and to attend to the graves of Germans blurt The members of this mission conduotod thm he staid, and bees., very iatpopu1tr vith t. '.*i4e*.ts of Dakar,. Nor were there any German planes, ahps rsub's. marines at Dakar at any time during his sty. Re peated the story that some of the Cape Yerde Islands are uninhabited, and that it was therefore possible that Garman submarines fuoled there, but ha stated positively that mile had been seen it, Dakar. No said that it was therefore vary irritating to the p opl 'ova. , of Dakar to be told by the British and Ameriaan rs4iO5 : z 47. , Declassified and Approved For Release 2013/09/23 : CIA-RDP13X00001 R000100170002-4 I Declassified and Approved For Release 2013/09/23: CIA-RDP13X00001R000100170002-4 etc., that tho pliskse will* Int at44 letiow 0410106 azglizatsiutiLzti" Mr. Michalski said tit before LhwAr- was ono of the busiest 'ports In A/frit^ vith M.4167 St of all nationalities p?ssin through it. i,'ths the volume of traftic hs of acurst fallAn cally. French ships still come in Urge numrol,r$, olthmagh since April, 1941, they hAve come only. in 0-0m107110 Ommt13.7 about two convoys a month with 4 or all coming from Marseilles), but ships of othor tams are rare. During the 14 months from Juno, 1940 to August, 1941, the following wore the only ineh touching at Dakar, so far as Mr. Michalski c u14 rttb 2 American ships, in July - Soptember? 1940, cry- route from Iew York to 'Liberia, and stopping not to load or unload, but probably for water. 2 Japanese ships, around Ootobet, 19400 enrout* to South America and stopping for water and oil* a limited amount of which they got after some dispute.. 1 Spanish ship, around November, 1940, enroute to SouthAnrica, with a number of Trench who had ease from Declassified and Approved For Release 2013/09/23: CIA-RDP13X00001 R000100170002-4 ? V A: IsT-; 7 ? ? ? ? Declassified and Approved For Release 2013/09/23: CIA-RDP13X00001R000100170002-4 m I! m South Asiorlea to fight tn ing home. The rove aro *11 or th* Amktrqn64 mordhcO# o-hlost that touched at Dakar. The Yrornat *tips owing VVO Dakar brought soldiers, artillery, twaks csommition? *04 bombe; and vegetables, fruit, milk and drugs* U. Michalski was told that ) oil tankers from ?ramie Psome time ago' Che could not be more specific on this), but he has no idea as to their oftpacity, :cmd man.% estimate how many tankers the port could handl* At ono Jr. Michalski says that an oil pipe-line run* from Mole 8 (see Plan 4) to storage tanks north or Data?, and he assumes that tht tankers discharged thrill& oil through this line. The storage tanks he described as beinuprobably 4 or 5 in numbtr, round, and located about 1 mile north of the harbor and300 to )00 motors back from the Hann Bay coast. Be could not estimate the capctity of the tanks., 'When shown Plan 4, supra, he verified the location of the Shoal Oil Depot, and the tanks shames just west of the Dakar-St.. Lou/ ? ortist P. A*_ rr.a,t-tv:* or t.J';ut Sioux squzdibn was noted at on limo. Thieione thoro ,t present, I do not know; there is a 01..n M rtin ty--* af light bomber: ono s-quadron of 1 machints# TralnIng of ilots vas hold ov ry veol: t'mm t %NMI 3; 19.44 ontlesday.I never notzd more thun 12 airpLines In the , ? ft; In the ,local papers thero were accounts o fatal lomdingse ..,?,-; , ,.....-; ?, ,,v,,- :' , - ? -. ,: :1_ . c, c., - c"rm? ----?"-...4a,clocv. ".? ?,,.. .""??-T?", - ? ,t ^.1' 4? ? ?i:: i? - . . :-...-,. - ? J ? is .- ' ? "'r".? '''''' ?;?ti''. ... .? ? Al, a? !-. -- , 6 r r. -?1/2?? - ? '',.'? ' .,, ? ??.-1 , ta ..,:- .:11*. :, -,,,7..kUS , ?0? et14,4;; .?0,,, f2`..r.,,, ? ,A ,.., .! ?,_ .... ;4 , ..:* , ,,,f C...., "'i.e.' ":,1 -?" .. ' to ' T.: "''.5 :t., ' ,t' - "'??,'"'tft' :' ,tkt ..r... ? .,.......,?? ,,.? tt t %," 4.,.. .t. .:.4.:...' _ ,. ;'.; ,:o.;',,., , ' ' ?-? t .?".? ? ????' ? X 4 ? ? c , - Declassified and Approved For Release 2013/09/23: CIA-RDP13X00001R000100170002-4 raauz It. Declassified and Approved For Release 2013/09/23: CIA-RDP13X00001R000100170002-4 In flknr4(-14(a hroz ir h in front or tho oomrttry 241 Ai single lino faxmntion+ 0: t',.(4,q4$ on0 squadron of Pith? kr/dr111 carry one torpedo) whl 2. oamo Aft?,r 4- p1nnos o, grantor rangg Acting Ix ? - - Istroixt-0011 URI; ? 4 ty.k, tonpozgL f 301 -I r t..e ni-1:144110t- tiftwt lAr444,.,Ack:V7 L110 ? 4 ,` ? t r 411. 4-?; 21'1 ,141, ; Wt 3 t ti rIF* 4tj7...1,4141-11 Avg bombors Whil- I no thPre,- a i? th,-liso. 1,1.ttorr 1'1 rot p ? - leave overy e1:1y befom dawn On tn Oig-rvutlem mug rwilurn batmen nevoll nnd etght o'clock In tht fao4.14,0 In Augun ) 1941) therm cime to Dakar 4 boat brio:01v ZOO airlane pilots nnd 9,000 norlal tomboi .40 Tho land troops The Deltar garrison consists or tho tart% Artal!f armed 'with mm gmnr and poirImps ?n hlttory of If'5 This regimmt is motorizod rd is tin ed in 041ti-ttnk 7 c griz ,ent v. .10. ? frv 'op r It is mnde up chiefly of lhito men: Tho or:vvinth v.ftmvInt la infantry: the commissioned officers and non-copr- o fLi:41-t1 are white) the rank and file cormiots of ni-croe$ They are stationed around Vac 441.zport*,* iM7tsidpal Arv some sMall infantry detschm-nts4 In the spring of 1941) there arrived onfn bttmli'm of Forain4Aionnaires. It ImAs .statiWni BuSisque* There are four African Yliotorizod rtlimmtrx with twon1y4ive .2-ton tanks which wcro brolaght Prom numee, At the end of Juno these were sent into the intwrior* They wvrt ab., ' 1 . !A '..` C., .t -v.'', I ?i '... . I ? ..5 C. ,j tif ? - ? ? , : ? 0.? ?-t" ' - ? 4 -z ? : - e Declassified and Approved For Release 2013/09/23: CIA-RDP13X00001R000100170002-4 ' - ? ' s . N,? ? ? 4 , ? -1-? \e? ? ,..?-? ,_ ? , -i ?' ;i :-C.'!"".. .. !.? -!0'i:''' 4 H .:1.-. ? ',...7.e, V- j n " ?v: gs, _ Declassified and Approved For Release 2013/09/23: CIA-RDP13X00001R000100170002-4 ? otorvod botwocin Thileg la KAd.:4wA, Th147 I#Ivr roAlk?bly mar tho IrAttfir 11 "h_r If.yor6:P.r GoW11001, AL.,1 t1:141 pa0 which weprA q)bvrirvPd in Pi ,00,11 as wotorizod 43rtlilery holdoo the PtioNfo-nnttIne0 t4n in tay here robobly flr ? IT d tql,$) thin? eAr trig r-f! I was unabla to Aucortp.in 1,Athr tho nuTaJeJr 4tvr poosiblo that thiti irtrtc.A:is not m.,1,1Dtoaw A groat doal of munitions hpvo An nrod Det%Ar. Zg,Ukr trig magazineu aro not %ble to provide for thio otor-Ag tit-40 tvetg qzmunitt ammunition. A con b1 oz't. i lf *1,* 4 r.5.44t has been sent to the colonies to tit, 13outll dtIvoirol Togo, and L homey, Privates mwtly n.grocr, rxcqrli ,%1-4 officers and subalterm have arrived In Dacar fr, way of the t\ea. Sow; of ti iVttt re asoh rgot? '?ere sent into the .ntorior of tho continent The importtitl.m. of i 1,trgo number of Fre,c4, subalterns po_nts to the fact tho pini or va r tt to -..ttLit o quickly 6engaleso and Sudance,e soldierf4 in ,,%st- .r a th .oat of attacks 4, el r.: November15 19414 ....???????.??????????????????????.? ? .;",?P ? , ;40 : , ''',,' ' 17, ''''?' ,,,,,,? ' ,,'..."-'!,:,$: ' "?'" Declassified and Approved For Release 2013/09/23 : CIA-RDP13X00001R000100170002-4 A ? 4' 1 . . Declassified and Approved For Release 2013/09/23: CIA-RDP13X00001R000100170002-4 ..r..,4414tet. ? sarved 110twoon Thl#o na K4,004# nour tho 1attor VI-)470 on '310 twkrt r gUns thicb t/.0t0 oboorvod Int.1-4 sOP,. no motorlood artillery*, Dosidoz the oboV0*,omitintuld titgli ts4i f4 }t404 ?tc_nittg IL* in gay, there probably :Intl! o lauctho er t I was to AgeortnineithAr vr1-4 gamtior poosiblo that thie report *ftu not emrurAte# A groat dOal a =ration. hAve ItmtprIld r4AA.T.* magAz eu are not bit, to vrqvide for tho star=v, ammunitions A oonzid4rable portilla or um has 'boon vont to ti colonU to the south dtivoire, Togo, and Dolma:toys Privates, mostly mgroen? accon-artiee ':?11.** Mr.^..V, nid tuzfr"t officers and subaItern$ have arrivod ixtWiAll nto - way of the zeas Somc of the rINTItos 'rem, dt../vIrgold (11)40Ts Imre sent into the interior of the corittnotts The importation of a large =bop of Prealch ofticrrs 1z4 , - zubalterns points to the ft the plan of A144c. ,den.rl.fgilosq a Sudancse4;oldiers ta caSe tbreaat 'd attack, ? t:?, , Novegtbor 1941* t ..,?????? .??";4?=" ?..T12.1.-4'11?,?V!, r`c ????1,1"41" k:r?????...wato,, 1.11'Jtgc '1r ?%.:7.?? , . ? ? on1161.40424,4.47....r. 1.7.. 1-73 41E1 4,41SrLS rt,&' a J,40140.04. ??! ? ? fl?, ? ??? , ? ? 'AL12,-.1444,?? - ? ..q.ttt.a . ? "4..; 7,? ? .,,??? ? ? _2.A''N,14'04-A11411;:41..ii'71?4A ?Af Declassified and Approved For Release 2013/09/23 : CIA-RDP13X00001R000100170002-4 - Declassified and Approved For Release 2013/09/23: CIA-RDP13X00001R000100170002;4_ 40' 4 -at:ji:dRogtt Vowo1 thr.1 clonclu3-4 Of ?:.,11-a.o4a0,030r-v-tt t01441110-fi :214 _ taw ,e !my:Lc:Jr,. 441,1 tn,? on "tti4) 101)7 rrom LOT 't ; L. lf! 1;0,1r$,I, tciont. 0.10 0 rtotra. Up =WA ,t,hth kott ctt ratan would not Alm tr.hu amt,vt!flo* fuot tbat Although hor inw roTooko te/12./$,SV fir ? *It rotnined inttot tho tull 9trongth a hor air force* and ha a ;poet co1ln1A1 4,411. Ar gave . to the fear that utnce Falnind fstrugli.o* the urolvtico lo 4 Bomb6tdmont of Fruncoo sciv, comosarac2,t1,1 thio ruuld be cAatd by thi, tvq. rhiCh 121thnt* GemAr. ;117,,x,,z tt-r1r,,q VAIM4.10.7tfig,.44714 7Asivo4 iidu eat rt fr.* * 41, WI); i?14;, ---vtorte.t% 1`1.4 VI thzx to a clear =4.1 opon Angloo-Frvrrh conflict* %,4 41,,%??, :1.14"g;f 11111 attontively to Li Fr,pnch O Lti-mas friar, continually oxpectod that th4,- ttlAtivOly uy 1%norm Cen4-. 1 do Gatle mad .:roo naao adialral, or gomr-1 ttila aontinuation of the 1!,r to 91 vinoty* :hatr-sot =no. c.,10rattlr our z:)rrtv4a in. DO ar there ta-A4 1 de D Bonfereenco of naval officers* On Ow b.!o .t Cart be judged that opinion ras $ ma3ority 1,eaninq ward CooperAtion vital dtJ 4CUL Exigliehip Tho orrice7u of thqttiibtp Slehr *?:?)1 L 4r, I.; ?mit, 41E- ???? h4 3 .0 Ati? 44 4.; V. ? et 44 .11, ? 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''';'?:4V3C:, Declassified and Approved For Release 2013/09/23: CIA-RDP13X00001 R0001 00170002-4 +.? c:C.6114341.ft: Declassified and Approved For Release 2013/09/23 : CIA-RDP13X00001R000100170002-4 we docIacCly nntl t.3?-ti 4:7:v*11 On liunJA a 1941), tho r**-c4179 tr tie. t 4txtt. it .1.14 some vnall IvP4,10 vt)ro $till Ix the; t1-1 vbilv thoy received nn order stmetin thrm to laivo DA-r.zr AD a luult t eould be (i)rvgg.t' situation ma ouic ly ln viryr 0)C thokl Fi WXtel'ir or Mez1 Como diayft French - k far3 atm IX"*. f,? ? r oamtti t ftUc"?' ?4148?140 DrItiDh 71(1 t8 r%t rorr..411.h-blr* o f-Ivh 1P,L.n VAV sharply eivid4r)d in r- c pa ts trri f'rto ido it vpnr, yt tf,6 vere forced to awAroy 'ho Pr be used b the Gormlina againzt tho iP Itr Nre " ->t r?- -? la :711. ly t::,,tx..tua 7 it was 8t-ted thit an nttack 11.v. VIOOri e. tn thglr intrt.; was not fat , and 021? 10ov in net. nd rt-terialirSicd opinions The lattor tooi1 :rc:vzti1,d volth r L17 rienert2-. amonv French mval mon. ater tho firt nefJta or oirc upon Dakar was expoctode Almsx)t o o lnd the lnnd forces, as well ns a comidtrIc-, navy, it that Dakft,r out to Join tht? Vot4 the Englist4 On one side it Imo goncra ialglis11 could not ignore the frPrItettiZxt 4! ? 4.. of 7"4 that tba or Dakar ,rsIft V, , t (ona of the mo!zyu import -nt ports an the TITInternet1. Arrtea trreat Oitzublanca arid the Capo ? tiata .ather Itsura "t.41. -? t'S " 63 , , ? 4:`;''' ? ? 7 ;I 4e- ? ?? Declassified and Approved For Release 2013/09/23: CIA-RDP13X00001R000100170002-4 Declassified and Approved For Release 2013/09/23: CIA-RDP13X00001R000100170002-4 WAO nald Daftwlr ? Yrtmeo--thnt it vouid b-oeta mod coot d44 nqt ontcr 010tIoir tho orbtt 5,1* krig14o4 On th* **yarn of J?gii a -$4.4erv-In to Aikar 1fWitrzu,4 an u.;Alav Miro e bt.r, tr, r4 1:tit:LA r dowilletng ttv-t tht VrFriott como to an UngZith p-ort L, 4.tr? A ,rod i' (4!.'? tholw,4t4v-pt tk.40 Antillen undor th* qontrol of trzgllab 41141m1 4rritiol Tho Admiro. rotuml 4nd the 4 eluding the Tonttleship R1010,1,0%2 c=4.1i auxiliary oruisArs tmeru tho harbor OMIT without incidonto to go out to men The sailors wort) The crervnr and t c stlrt in a nrmsted and tn.0:1 black troops* 7.c c er of . ship V' ? ii?t a- r rt, ..'....izz.,4 likeviso to tako Tart in e mr lath Cho Env ish, lu., 41104 ONi agreement with the comatanding ?facers af tfto LAD, t 1 wls 4 agreed that she would go out of port bmt Tou1,41 not rim a shot at the English, In the early dawn or the tolIovil torpedo? wtth ;If *AI net,;c 417 bo vstss14 toltay mit .DIA1214$ 41#.1 tot ,0_24" Unds? r Ce.thak.- t 1%4,44 .01 tto n- and !riving lcwt its mancUvorabiii Yr rttrtkvJd to port, The En.glich Ire upon the oth.r sdt onil immediately -after the' torpcdo wax and lag of tho Plchiulettit It is evident that the English at 'that time mAde no actual attempt to occupy Dakar* It Is to Fod that, damaging the Richelleupthe tbglish did not Fvress the iittta0' -----..-7,-7.---r;--t- r.- ,' , i,',, ...-f': A , ..' . . .. . i ?, ? Declassified and Approved For Release 2013/09/23: CIA-RDP13X00001R000100170002-4 ?:? 4, ? 1 1 '04'4 , 4 , ? r U- :4' qrri:Irt. 47; ? ?V - 1.433- 1-G.V 4,1r .1 ?-? 1 .777, Declassified and Approved For Release 2013/09/23: CIA-RDP13X00001R000100170002-4 4 1111.4 .,m314 holm tne.n thfik 0101m of to 41 Eotie stio thwitoatio rocWia# or &14 q?-tir,?4:11 tbk eitIATTOtAt At that tit thoi Orn' r'l this cm Iloott or ugt In frim tpr to4 qe4 000n amal tan0 and at ovaantion4 Ae u Ivo=f the n!ta.*144 Ch4 rezmua e!v .trqd, alkqe to 141:14ov Ixamr, for frik U141 1.-303,t 4:014:03 .iniya..ti? tr*,-01,1 '11 * I've /Alf lph Aac;,f,,u on Priinch vAlorm ovoked 43,7a rtt',-nAt, The nova cooling trom Frialcie r-vvogore that - Clormarts tr-Frrq conducting thmulcalmb !roverly) thi7t th id not the pooplr., thAt thc-y aid :!,ritt.Q$ f)r the ?cravat on uu rttiin; 1 imitod thfLunre Iti/to t " / t() military aAfair.r. It q* d cola vad 14%1 t nr4- that she Aisd no mer iz zi 1 de fore in herself news or detailu or tho war in, .4,,,ran.cv cn4 -a ' vhich indiented that the Fr6mdh army hnd n ' 1". fr utrA n' A 4 , W its strength, tb,3.4? the soldicri'dlit not,: rsiu to fIght4 P.30kr, among the soldi-w, and especially aMOTAS th,o ,i10:11ire, was uttoy demoraltzation and latk of cilaratnvii gother with the Uo)rs,, they vocula dobnto on tha! strit$ ta grouter and smallor croupv0 sWtor 4 pm roaRat It vas ex Tmetea that at any moment thoro mad bo an outbreo& &zt a tompattp WsintegrAtien of tho colonigo* ? :?....7_47..4:.:17:-.; :.1...::. .:"1..,...?( ,7)", ,, 7 ' c,-1?,....,' .1''''''..:C1.-111".1' ''. ...'4. '4 ? - - . z?';'..i4".'7,01F-7.7"..''''' - $'',?!..f.''''''':??., - .? ''. 1 .1.,.. ..,, 4z, , ,.., ,. ? ??,???? -.."..4 .0 ?,,le 14, .? ',..7:7- ,,,,....:7- . ..., . , ,, ,,,,,, ,......,..,....1, . ,.., , .,..:i.t,,..... ,, ,, .., 2. .1,...:1...',.., , , ..e V . :I: ? 0.1 Ver .1 v? ..,,,, 44 _ ?-A , .$, ). t - ',*?,,:4;,2; ??? A las.t:?:: 4,1s4-114.430,1* ...41 "i? Declassified and Approved For Release 2013/09/23: CIA-RDP13X00001R000100170002-4 , Declassified and Approved For Release 2013/09/23: CIA-RDP13X00001R000100170002-4 E .) 111,0 1/1011,1 ,f1;01, nimont, Ad:it ral, do lA dv ',041 vt,tt im who vav not vuff rP11 14n4 Angunt thg vAgr.going Gos-rnlnmv.1,1 to iftd,T,ntamr FAA- 't's TiTiO r.7.0P41 in tat?. cv elt.t 1# N').L.lol4N during tho af.icult 4pt,1rs it WIrd=4 '1 tt toy% enervtio and cour g*aup, guld top1,140s 1V4,9 tAv14,11v retain, rith tho ctr-llgthponing 7f thg c4,17ngpAt41 *Mid the qassmge Qf in!' 'rtr: r v),? mcauslly rqnito1N41 In dinseipIint .;f* the nolGle'rz rind sqtsc..umnt tho sailor tuert, e fi f um t tikt - I yo 4 ho r.K5. , gr4.4vr,ke, ,f1 *erfL4141 Tv,rir 4-?-? revolt wild th.titener'.1 thore rovy.rn tionso Shop n whIc hqd tx-c,n twa .ornrt:?y bmsiness? The toms on -h, rhole, Chief elf.".tributir4; .int for tho r.4 171-11"-vIvt Daknr Ins very veil u Tlif-d with foou suffice for _ID:El ..,:onthbo HoviTv r) szo=e *Id:, Nilo ??- co?11-. ? t?I ' ? e* d.oto ,2:11at,''&101. tit,* ocrt 1, 'Vat bricluse of a Jhortuge of butter fresh vuitotAll mul frt. .t Vaieh had to carat to War by ses? There was no rationing of ge.r3d.1 v.re onix the pollee rrrtwtce which forced the stam,t stal t1-IgAna of the same Icind of goods to cutitotler: 4..x suit of clothes, one $hirt crnv;,t, one to.)thbruvl -tct ,Th... purpose of this wav to theci tbe hooil7d1nZ t ? _ " -; . ...; 'r ? 11; -- w..ongogu*gl'Ag" tr. ,'SB g. gg. il , gg.ggga. ; , I Declassified and Approved For Release 2013/09/23: CIA-RDP13X00001 R000100170002-4 r=z' Declassified and Approved For Release 2013/09/23: CIA-RDP13X00001R000100170002-4 , .117f 4 ? 1 A t titAbz. nez: 4:130 f throltfth thr - ;t5u tor ?1747:::?4 ,p4.1r 44-mt clality could txt Ixtr4gbz.* Alit) th4i ti';' r lf to On 0 a rro 15.110 tho t' ? ; * 45; ' ? Jr' mliongo of UPI rn11.9y Lt-1-114a Lr tr i!...h4 colorwi flu.tottobilo,e? ttiQ r;VA- t -47 ,As OttIor and I:To:31'6'4 ri ty ry propAganda becnn to tekko offttnt Thg, Wc44' unity of the Ptipirvl pii It tntAgi vith tho Oorwins in ordor to blzrtEr tito loneltlin rt* pri5onorn of ft:0,J, (Ind ileauro -re? 10% lng ?re' 0 11 o The other 1tn of ropogsnda, cwntfIrvd Art:rum Of the la iv:al.:A.0 in thil grir t z.) t riot ,r3i. t7r-.42 French 3.0. :der II( t Jr incident, thP F,ovcrmilent ttr Eriz1io11 tooling, This proilavna? naval men* %?_;ho d trad Lima). it greatly there ed tbti :=011:.!dir ty o1 t, try# 0T. 30 pluch that to tho (41,-:!wral ::ntorry b!t, 147pd ? 1 '.144?Lio# #.7 7, tomi. ditions wettilln the lizxy, thr-i:t the anti?r2...E.-.2:11 f. vail.0,:apone nava 71ersormal t AO' 1???.:717,--,-e..gb ,Th a 2?'`ollo; ot de Gaulle tried to countoract x-Eds propagralajt t tatforov tamtoly they ad, not poovess a unified tonal- lama they Lacked leaderalip which would 001,1Qa2,14. P11,z1ritr Ard would devote itself to the tat* Uthmorgy decision. 1 ?, r4,??i?, 1??&/..7 ? . ? 4 . t':'.? . w? "- 0?,-7 , :?-?,?, ,;:i,2 11L'ITk t'''' ?. ?-?;,.1 ..*??,--4-- ? .- f . -, ,? . ? '4' I? ? 1.1 ' ' ; ?.4;???? ?41,"'-'41 ? ,4;r1?7?1 -41 Approved For Release 2013/09/23: CIA-RDP13X00001R000100170002-4 5,7 ?14 ; r',6z 1'7;1 Declassified and Approved For Release 2013/09/23: CIA-RDP13X00001R000100170002-4 Governor DoL000n Mi it 414 60, 4.014 #414:4g attack by th4 11414:1 Ph* 1Pett V1tit44 Aft 4110:Wit 1940, hp rinovorod by cuihltimu Iv ft11140, Thg,,rm ig ao Gormn .uporvisiem Ln Toot lrrid4 undor tbo ?tr.to at' th0 armiztloo and h doog not vxpoat tha arrivnl -t` 4117 0v:roil man co=issiong 1L1 timlapo :Colt thlt ZI!lot.pr 41,ALa not bq taken by tho En ioh, bacivAgo1hiErtalsh mr,1 maintain corroot rolatiolus w;th 7rtn4:4* Tho mrrival of two strongly armmd wsouLyrt fry" ?nal made A deep, improvgion* Public 4Tintun# Watzh 01.11 an eventual EngLsh attac% upon Dalor, ni3t, ftrItto!zd .1,Xf1T,4 or44 why the Engligh would w-Armit tucru sprz thr Gibraltar* It wms a blumor vitich v-Pt6h4 d,1--1.147T7I7 the fature course of evonts, one which firmed by the English. At damn on mbo had come to Dakar with a British squadron, ap;xared beforP tho tomb. At six otclock in the mornina ha demanded thnt tho Governor.Otneral allOr ops zad declared that he had the , .94(4 aimoral de C4i1111, tnIch sc.undran aocyn--ni d I.51k1) Si uncol.ditipitul Ilpport ot the pA1 ritath aquaaron 42d thla numoro4srtiharmy. A few minutes latt, -mirplatez to dr4'10aflets, callin5 upon the people oxid:Aaw atm .`;.r " .r7 ?k 1 tql.4d4ore to de Gaulle, declring that 'was ? 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ILI!. the Govornor?Gmeral ono it 'lk:itifi.o4,11t t9# tqatritie that r does 71014 rrrr 1.:Tv!-s Vic? rish _r ? ? k.t. t ?? - ? pouerful f1t oi the JUj Lnt. At, nino eloc the sharv b ttc%r Ili DritiLla sqw,rop vhioh,hpd taatted rzINtL a*/ alt31ial 4.draira1 ordered thz.43to ts0 return the fir,,;? rePly, Governor Bolz_son irdervell to Wit_ tt/tanty nautical &los from the sto e, or else _ the141ng' tt.,otad continue* orc- t,r4 Itt t`r: t3r j, "to 0 V1 ? 4-? ? * tnr %tolling 5 ;(1.3 774 '45 7", tfitu rt Pt; '4:4' ? C., . t???6?- 3N171,-;7?22,.. r Ot, 77."1"'"....1?11?Waii/44?WORWCriot?t.??y ;,?? F ? ? . ? ???? 1.???? - ? 5. , F . . 't? % ? "44 ? .*t,Cr , . ? ."*. 'I .4% St, ? , ? 2 C ? tf,f;',1 .1 and Approved For Release 2013/09/23: CIA-RDP13X00001R000100170002-4 - - Declassified and Approved For Release 2013/09/23: CIA-RDP13X00001R000100170002-4 Ore .1. ? "A`,414/45ilsail.A4,5F14' ? 4.? "s. 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