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Comprehension
2a What problem has the Soviet Ambassador pointed out to the Foreign Secretary?
2b Explain why the Ambassador and the Foreign Secretary were both concerned about this problem.
2c What does Eden want the British Ambassador to do about the situation?

Analysis and Interpretation
2d Why do you think the Soviet suspicions were greatest in the army?
2e This article does not explain what 'Pravda' said about Hess. What do you think it might have said?
2f Look at the other sources and galleries in this exhibition and see if you can find other examples of 'misinformation' like this. There are plenty of them!

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The Big Question
Look at your answers to the questions on source 2.
Have they provided you with any evidence or ideas which will help you answer the Big Question in this Gallery?
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A telegram from the British Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden to the British Embassy in Moscow, February 17th 1943

A telegram from the British Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden to the British Embassy in Moscow, February 17th 1943