File Title Secret funds for Egypt and the Cairo Propaganda Fund
Reference CAB 301/96
Date 3 September 1940 - 29 May 1945
Government Department Cabinet Office
File Accession Date 23 May 2013


A file of correspondence concerning the funding of British propaganda in Cairo. Subjects covered in the file include the transfer of money to the British embassy in Cairo for propaganda purposes, proposals to use funds to gain the support of influential Egyptians "through their pockets", the need to counter similar German and Italian schemes, the source of funding for these operations, and the necessity of continuing to fund the Egyptian press even after the end of the war in North Africa to prevent an outbreak of anti-British feeling in Egypt.

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