Vichy announced: The British and Free French are invading Vichy Somaliland; they have sent two columns from Eritrea toward the strategic port of Djibouti.
The British: That's the first we've heard of it.
The Governor of Somaliland: After advancing on the town of Tadjoura, the columns are rapidly retreating toward Eritrea.
The British: They never went in.
Clue to the invasion, supplied by the Somaliland radio: A band of askaris made a raid to steal a flock of sheep and goats, failed....