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London, the South and South East: Suspected Second World War 5th column activity in Hertfordshire; case of suspected German espionage on the Isle of Wight, 1937; plans for post-war internment camps for Communists at Ascot and Epsom racecourses; various figures living in or visiting London, including Jomo Kenyatta, Kwame Nkrumah and Paul Robeson; Jurgen Kuczyinski.

North East: concerts performance by Paul Robeson in Gateshead

North West: plans for a post-war internment camp for Communists on the Isle of Man

Scotland: Communist MP Willie Gallagher

South West England: Suspected Second World War 5th column activity in Cornwall and Somerset

Wales: plans for a post-war internment camp for Communists at Rhyl; Marco Berni, Cardiff restaurateur; Thomas Evans and Thomas Islwyn Nicholas

Yorkshire: Suspected Second World War 5th column activity in Yorkshire holiday caravans; Leeds-born writer Arthur Ransome

International

Argentina: Oscar Hellmuth

Belgium: Prosper de Zitter

East Africa: Jomo Kenyatta and Louis Leakey

Hungary: Princess Stephanie Hohenlohe

Malaysia: Anthony Brooke

Russia: Arthur Ransome

Trinidad and Tobago: C L R James, journalist and cricket writer, left-wing activist; concert performance by Paul Robeson; Oscar Hellmuth; Joaquim Ruiz

West Africa: Kwame Nkrumah; Kweku Renner and Kojo Botsio (Ghana); Benjamin 'Zik' Azikiwe, Amanke Okafor and Uchemefuna Omo (Nigeria)

Yugoslavia: story of Mirko Rot