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Portugal remained neutral during the Second World War.
Thus, it became a hotbed for spies from both sides of the conflict.
Intelligence, counterintelligence and subversion
are the main themes of this website.

About the author

My name is José António Barreiros. I am a Portuguese lawyer who specialises in criminal law, with several publications and an academic career of 17 years as a University lecturer on that subject.

In addition to my law practice, over the past 30 years I have conducted research on foreign spy networks in Portugal during the Second World War and published several non-fiction books and articles on that topic.

This website builds on the content of two previous blogs focused on the same subject-matter but no longer active.