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File Title Germany: Activities of Head of German Secret Service, Admiral Canaris
Reference FO 1093/287
Date 7 May 1943 - 18 August 1944
Government Department Foreign Office
File Accession Date 23 May 2013

Description

A file of documents concerning Admiral Wilhelm Canaris, head of the Abwehr, the German military intelligence service. The documents include reports of a visit by Canaris to Madrid and Lisbon, and Spanish and Portuguese opposition to his arrival; an assessment of the character of Canaris, and possible utility as an anti-Nazi leader; peace feelers initiated on his behalf by German agents in Stockholm; and a report of his arrest along with other senior Nazis in the aftermath of the July bomb plot against Hitler in 1944.

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1st Germany: Activities of Head of German Secret Service, Admiral Canaris Download PDF (16.03 MB)
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