SS Manhattan seized (2-4-40)


On February 4, 1940, the American luxury liner SS Manhattan was seized by British forces in Gibraltar and released after 390 sacks of mail bound for Germany were confiscated.



Every new piece of information shared by Indy and the team, as well as contributors on this forum is excellent. Keep up the good work. :slight_smile:


Thank you very much. It’s election year in America, so get ready for some juicy stuff. I hope they talk about this incident. :wink:


For a second I thought you meant 2019, but yeah FDR is running for his 3rd term. Which reminds me, Wendell Willkie is the only other person besides Donald Trump to be a major party nominee for President in US history to have never been in politics or the military before election day. :open_mouth:


Of course not, silly!

I may use photos from the 1996, 2000, 2004 elections as references for colorization, but it sure ain’t 2019.