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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…
Escape Route

King Carol II

King Carol II and M. Lupescu’s stay in Portugal, where they arrived in March 1941, caused some distress to Oliveira Salazar because he was the heir of the legitimate branch of the monarchy, dethroned in…
Allies

Kenneth Benton

Born in Wolverhampton (UK) in 1909; recruited to MI6 in 1937; worked in PCO in Vienna, later in Riga . From 1941 to 1944, he served in Madrid as head of counterespionage .  There he…