File Title Bribes to German Supply Vessels
Reference CAB 301/33
Date 10 November 1939 - 29 June 1940
Government Department Cabinet Office
File Accession Date 23 May 2013


A file containing two letters discussing a Second World War plan to bribe the captains of German supply vessels in South America into surrendering. The letters address how much money should be paid out, the possibility of the scheme turning a profit for the British government, and whether the utility of acquiring the vessels is actually significant enough to justify putting the plan into action.

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1st Bribes to German Supply Vessels Download PDF (254 KB)
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