Unmasking a spy

Karel Richter, Agent of the German Intelligence Service, 1941-1942 (KV 2/31)
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Who was Karel Richter?

Exploring documents taken from secret Security Service files compiled during the Second World War, pupils piece together the story of German spy Karel Richter.

This session supports schools focusing on a thematic study in British history (beyond 1066).

Connections to the curriculum: History, English (spoken language).

Available as: On site workshop. Find out more about the types of session we offer.

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at The National Archives

2 hours

Available: All year

Cost: Free to UK schools

Suitability: Key stage 2

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