Stories with Possible Local/Regional Interest

Stories with Possible Local/Regional Interest

London and the South East: Arnold Leese and others: aiding escaped prisoners of war. Escapees from Kempton Park racecourse, who stayed at Worthing, West Sussex where they were captured. The prisoners were Dutchmen who fought with Germany, and the files include some documents on post-war conditions in Holland. Links to fascist sympathisers in Marble Arch, Dalston and Hackney in London and Worcester Park, Surrey. Leese's base was in Guildford. Willy Piert's post-war residence in Wimbledon. Nicolas Klishko employed at the Vickers engineering plant in London. Eva Reckitt's contacts with West Sussex, and London (Lincoln's Inn, Hampstead and Charing Cross Road). Joseph Donohoe working as a barman in The Strand. Activities of Hermann Goertz in Broadstairs in Kent.

Liverpool: operation centre for Second World War postal censorship and operation of Home Office warrant postal watches

Wales: use of Welsh seaside resorts as possible hiding places for double agents in the event of a German invasion