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Sir Ronald Campbell

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 Barreiros
September 8, 2019
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British Embassy

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 Barreiros
September 2, 2019
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Explosives for Lisbon

In his book of memoirs, first published in 1972 and now translated from German to English by his daughter Katharine Wallace, Nikolaus Ritter , Abwehr officer for Luft Intelligence, reports on his travels to Lisbon…
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Michael Stewart

Michael Stewart, Press Attaché at the British Embassy in Lisbon, photographed at the party given when he left Portugal According to an Australian newspaper ,  he was involved in a frontier incident with Portuguese authorities…
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Charles de Salis

I met him some years ago in his house in the South of England. He was a kind man. He gave me all the instructions I needed to arrive there from Victoria Station, London. After…
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Ian Fleming: document unknown

Ian Lancaster Fleming, the creator of 007, worked as a Naval Intelligence Officer at the NID, the Naval Department directed by Admiral John Henry Godfrey. In 1941, both were in Lisbon, travelling to America. Ian Fleming was…
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“Klop” Ustinov

I wrote here  about the biography of Peter Ustinov's father, Ivan , written by Peter Day. Compared with what I knew from other sources, the author goes further in claiming that "Klop" was sent to Lisbon…
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Marya Mannes

In her book of memoirs, published in 1972, which I just read, Maria  von Heimburg Mannes tells us that she was in Lisbon during WW2 for intelligence gathering purposes, on behalf of the Counter-Intelligence Dept.…