MED & N.Africa 1940-1945: Where will the Allies Invade?

Where will the Allies Invade?

Personal letter found on Major Martin when his body was washed ashore in April 1943.

Catalogue ref: WO106/5921

Source a

Personal letter found on Major Martin; WO 106/5921

Source b

Personal letter found on Major Martin; WO 106/5921

Source c

Personal letter found on Major Martin; WO 106/5921

Source d

Personal letter found on Major Martin; WO 106/5921
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What would German intelligence have known at the time?

  1. They would not have known who the woman was, but they probably would have guessed.
  2. They would have been able to understand the letter. The Bloodhound mentioned in the woman’s letter is her boss.
  3. They would have been shown copies of the post mortem on Major Martin that showed that he drowned (see opening of task).

Use this table to record your conclusions.