April 29, 2018

TODAY 1944, MI6 London received an unusual delivery—a diplomatic bag originating from Lisbon  containing cash.  A lot of cash.  Fifty thousand dollars (about $700,000 today), to be precise.

From a German spy.

The money was for Britain's greatest operative, double ag...

April 21, 2018

ON THIS DAY 1942, HMS Unbroken (P42) commander Alastair Mars delivered SOE agent and SPINDLE circuit organizer Peter Churchill (code named RAOUL) to the shores of Antibes, France. 

It was a dangerous route that Churchill had opened with his first visit on January 1, sli...

April 4, 2018

ON THIS DAY, April 4, 1949, one of Germany's most elusive war criminals was finally captured.  Sturmbannführer Fritz Sühren, Commandant of the notorious Ravensbrück Concentration Camp, was arrested by Major Rees, Public Safety Officer of the 115th Detachment, Military...

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