Spies - The Case of Karel Richter Main page

Questions Source 1Source 2Source 3Source 4

4a What was Richter sent to Britain to do?

4b Richter was also asked to collect information on roads, railways, gas masks and identity cards. Why would Nazi Germany want this kind of information?

4c Why was Richter told to change the money he was given at ports rather than in large cities or banks?

4d Part of this document has been kept secret. Can you identify which part? Can you think of a reason why it has been kept secret?

4e How much damage would Richter have done if he had achieved his mission?

4f Do you think Richter deserved to be executed? Explain your answer.

Extract from a report giving details of Richter's mission

Transcript

PRO ref: KV 2/31; Extract from a report giving details of Richter's mission