(1939-09-25) The Times of London - War Office Lockdown
Details for War Office Lockdown
Summary: An excerpt from an article on Page 2 of the 25 September Times.
Date: September 25, 1939
Location: N/A

Whitehall, London - The area around the War Office was cordoned off last night and today by swarms of red-capped Royal Military Police after what is being described as an "attempted unauthorized entry" into restricted areas of the building. Public transit was re-routed, and national identity cards checked for all entering and leaving the Whitehall area. While there was no official statement made by the War Office, high ranking members of the Ministry have told The Times that nothing was taken during the course of the incident….

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