File Title Informants: Baron Von Putlitz
Reference FO 1093/219
Date 24 October 1939 - 1 March 1940
Government Department Foreign Office
File Accession Date 23 May 2013


A file of documents on a German informant, Baron von Putlitz, who gave advice to the British government on propaganda directed towards Germany. The file includes a transcription of a conversation involving Putlitz discussing propaganda in Germany; letters discussing propaganda methods and the utility of Putlitz; a letter attacking Pultitz’s intelligence and trustworthy-ness; and a memo from the Security Service (MI5) defending Putlitz and praising his previous conduct and value as an informant.

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i Front Cover Download PDF (192 KB)
1st Informants: Baron Von Putlitz Download PDF (1.59 MB)
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