1940-01-14 00:00:00

January 14

Columbus sailors start cross-country train ride to Oakland to be housed on Angel Island until they can be repatriated via the Pacific.  [They are “ship-wrecked” on Angel Island due to British blockade of the Pacific. (See Jan. 22)]

Anti-U.S. Plot Bared in Mexico(SF Exam, 1.15.40, p.4) [Reports that Nazi agents have set up headquarters in Mexico City from which to conduct sabotage against the US.  J. Edgar Hoover declined comment.]