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…

“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…

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.…