ZhEROM and MARTA; DIK Requests Repeat of Telegram
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Ref. No.: 3/PPDT/T92 (of 23/6/1967)[i]
Copy No.: 501.
2. DIK REQUESTS REPEAT OF TELEGRAM
8th July 1940
Â Â Â Â I have seen ZhEROM[ii] and agreed on subsequent work. He
as representative of General de GAULLE. MARTA[iii] works for him [C% as secretary]. He reported that he had been working for us in GASTRONOMICA[iv] for five years and that MARTA is a very useful person. I gave him Â£25 for expenses. ZhEROM reported that de GAULLE is an officer with very right-wing views.
military formations. The General already has 5,000 troops, 300 pilots, a few [C% aircraft] and all the French warships that are in British ports, including two battleships. Send instructions[ZADANIE].
Â Â Â Â Â Repeat your No. 3892[vi]. The end of the telegram is incomprehensible.
Footnotes: [i] Originally issued as 3/NBF/T1773 on 17/3/1966, reissued on 2/8/1966, issued as 3/PPDT/T92 on 23/6/1967.
Â Â Â Â Â [ii] ZhEROM: i.e. "JEROME"; AndrÃ© Joseph Louis LABARTHE, Director-General of French Armament and Scientific Research at General de GAULLE's Headquarters till September 1940.
Â Â Â Â Â [iii] MARTA: i.e. "MARTHA"; Alta Martha LECOUTRE; secretary of AndrÃ© LABARTHE (see Footnote [ii]).
Â Â Â Â Â [iv] GASTRONOMICA: FRANCE.
Â Â Â Â Â [v] BARCh: Probably Simon Devidovich KREMER, secretary to the Soviet Military AttachÃ© in LONDON, 1937-1946.
Â Â Â Â Â [vi] Not available.
Â Â Â Â Â [vii] DIK: i.e. "DICK"; probably Major Boris Yakovlevich DIKIJ, in the United Kingdom from 18th January 1940 to 16th November 1943 as secretary to the Soviet Military and Air AttachÃ© and/or as Assitant Air AttachÃ©. ww2dbase
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