How a dozen silk stockings helped bring down Adolf Hitler | The Independent

'Mrs Garbo', Araceli Gonzalez de Pujol, complained of 'too much macaroni, too many potatoes [and] not enough fish'. The National Archives

‘Mrs Garbo’, Araceli Gonzalez de Pujol, complained of ‘too much macaroni, too many potatoes [and] not enough fish’. The National Archives

Possibly the greatest double cross operation in British espionage history was nearly ruined by a Spanish double agent’s homesick wife and her horror at wartime British food, newly declassified documents have revealed.

Source: How a dozen silk stockings helped bring down Adolf Hitler | The Independent

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