Secret War in Portugal

[1939-1945]

This is a website about the secret war in Portugal during WW2. It focuses on the strategy and tactics of the clandestine action and the collection of information by foreign powers in this neutral country. 24 Land was the SOE [British Special Operations Executive]’s code name for Portugal.

José António Barreiros

Allies

Axis

Neutrality & Counter Espionage

Escape Route

Latest Entries

Axis

KO-1940/1941: Eintopf – Porto

Allies

Invisible writing and developer

Allies

Nazi-German

Allies

Mikhail Ivanovich Tereshchenko

At last I found him! Mikhail Ivanovich Tereshchenko (Russian: Михаи́л Ива́нович Тере́щенко), Finance Minister of the Kerenski Russian Provisional Government . Lawyer, art collector, publisher, businessman, mason . John Grosvenor Beevor, head of SOE in Portugal,…