File Title Requests from Madrid for money to bribe Spaniards
Reference CAB 301/91
Date 31 December 1940 - 19 January 1944
Government Department Cabinet Office
File Accession Date 23 May 2013


A file of correspondence concerning the funding of various operations in Spain and Spanish Morocco. Subjects covered in the file include the provision of money to bribe Spanish boat owners and naval personnel to ensure the evacuation of Spanish boats of all kinds in the event of a German invasion of Spain, funds for the start-up of a weekly newspaper sponsored by the anti-war Traditionalist Party, plans to subvert the Franco regime and recruit Moroccan support in the event of German invasion, German plans to arm the Moroccans, German attempts to pressure Spain into joining the war and British efforts to counter these, and the machinations of pro-war members of Franco's government.

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