21 JANUARY

R.A.F. BIPLANES STRAFE AND BOMB DERVISH SETTLEMENTS AND SHEEP

[ 21 January 1920 ]

On the morning of 21 January 1920, five open cockpit R.A.F. biplane bombers attacked the Dervish settlements of Jid Ali and Medishi in the remote interior of British Somaliland.

CHURCHILL – ‘THE MAJORITY OF THE (BOLSHEVIK) LEADERS ARE JEWS.’

[ 21 January 1920 ]

On 21 January 1920, Winston Churchill, then Secretary of State for War, wrote to fellow minister H.A.L. Fisher, defending himself against accusations that one of his recent speeches on the Jewish role in the Bolshevik movement may have contributed to the lynching of thousands of Jews in areas of Russia held by anti-Bolshevik forces. 

OUR MAN IN ADEN AUTHORISES TERROR FOR TERROR POLICY

[ 21 January 1964 ]

Today in 1964, Robin Young, a British political officer in the newly created Federation of South Arabia, noted in his diary  the latest rules of engagement for covert terror operations inside neighbouring North Yemen as laid down by Sir Kennedy Trevaskis, the British High Commissioner.

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