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File Title 'C', Chief of the Secret Intelligence Service (SIS): Wireless Communications; Posts in West Africa
Reference FO 1093/306
Date 26 August 1942 - 2 January 1943
Government Department Foreign Office
File Accession Date 23 May 2013

Description

A file of correspondence concerning the installation of radio communication sets in British diplomatic missions in Africa. The letters discuss the transport of a generator to Monrovia, along with the recruitment of an operator and the importance of concealing its operation from the Liberian government; the installation of radio equipment in Bissau, along with a debate over which government department should cover the costs, and the danger of detection by the Portuguese colonial authorities; the installation of a set in Dakar; and the clandestine installation of a set in Casablanca.

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