Cabo Santo Tomé Ship built in Bilbao (Basque Country, Spain) and used for passenger transport between Italy, France, Spain, and South America. During the Spanish Civil War was attacked, burned and sunk near Cape Rosa (El Kala, Algeria) by the nationalist coastguards Dato and Canalejas.
The story continues with the second journal. This is an entry from her personal diary, by Elizabeth Lancaster
Went to Juarez and got a string of doo dabs for the wall. Met Mary Jo there, Took her to the Tivoli Bar for a drink!!! She went with all of us to see “Emile Zola” that night. Excellent! Arnold and I went back to Juarez to dance some. I love him, I love him!
Here’s what else was happening 80-years-ago today:
Benito Mussolini turned down an invitation from Britain and France to attend a conference on the question of foreign volunteers in Spain.
Italy sent a note of support to Japan for exercising “the right of self defense”