File Title Wartime Intelligence Activities: South America
Reference FO 1093/250
Date 23 June 1941 - 18 September 1942
Government Department Foreign Office
File Accession Date 23 May 2013


A file of miscellaneous documents covering intelligence activities in South America during the Second World War. Subjects discussed include a report from Montevideo of the seizure of radio transmitting sets from the German diplomatic bag; the consequences of a scheme to purchase a large quantity of cotton from the Brazilian government, the poor handling of which is alleged to have caused a great deal of resentment amongst the pro-British community; sharing of information and intelligence between the allies and the Brazilian intelligence services; and a report of the appointment of a fervently pro-Nazi diplomat to the Chilean embassy in Lisbon, along with details of his connections to German agents in Chile.

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