Report on Gloucester and Bristol

15 Jul 1940

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USSRReference: 3/PPDT/T22

DICK'S VISIT TO GLOUCESTER AND BISTROL (1940)


From: LONDON
To: MOSCOW
No: 765

15th July 1940


To JOHN [DZhON][1].

Yesterday I was in GLOUCESTER and BRISTOL. The aircraft factories have not suffered from the bombing. There are a large number of barrage balloons for the factories' protection. There are a few 4.5-inch A.A. guns and LEWIS guns in the ground of the factory in BRISTOL. The factory [C% produces] BEAUFORT aircraft. There are traces of bombing in the town. There are patrols in this area by SPITFIRES and HURRICANES [SPIT. I. KhARR.]. The personnel of the whole flying [illegible] work on Sundays. There are only LEWIS guns on the aerodrome to defend the school.

No. 188

NICK [NIK][ii]




Comments:[i] JOHN: Unidentified MOSCOW addressee 6th July 1940 - 16th September 1940.
[ii] NICK: Covername of unidentified LONDON signatory and addressee between 6th July 1940 and 11th October 1940.
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Source: United States National Security Agency
Added By: C. Peter Chen





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