Carlos Eduardo Bleck, Portuguese air pilot, stated in his book of memoirs that he was the last person to shake hands with the actor Leslie Howard before Ibis of KLM/BOAC left for its last travel…
José António BarreirosSeptember 26, 2019
Section V of MI6 was housed in St.Albans: "Kim" Philby worked in the Iberian Section and his deputy Graham Greene in the Portuguese desk.
José António BarreirosSeptember 14, 2019
British Ambassador in Lisbon, Sir Ronald Campbell, with Guilherme Pereira da Rosa, Director of the Portuguese newspaper O Século during a social visit. Considering the period of WW2 these were the United Kingdom's Ambassadors in Lisbon:…
José António BarreirosSeptember 8, 2019
Cabo Ruivo Seaplane Base. Pan America used it to fly New York/Lisbon via Azores
Portela Airport in Lisbon opened on 15 October 1943. Axis and Allied aircrafts landed here.
British Embassy in Lisbon, Rua São Francisco de Borja, 63 , phone number 4 4151, very near the German Legation. It has been the Residence of the Ambassador and Chancery since 1833, when Charles Ellis,…
José António BarreirosSeptember 2, 2019
Geometric, benevolent and cooperative, Portuguese neutrality during WW2 remains the subject of controversy to this day. Although faithful to England in the strategic and military domains, Portugal continued to trade with both sides of the…
José António BarreirosSeptember 1, 2019
German Legation in Lisbon, Rua do Pau de Bandeira, 9 currently the Embassy of the People's Republic of China. Telephone numbers were: 63170 / 63925 / 63179 /61545.
José António BarreirosAugust 29, 2019