Report on Liverpool

1 Aug 1940

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USSRReference No.: 3/[illegible]/T1633
Issued: /14/5/1964
Copy No.: 200

IRIS REPORTS AFTER VISITING LIVERPOOL (1940)


From: LONDON
To: MOSCOW
No: 8**

1 Aug 40



To JOHN [DZhON]. [i]

After a visit to LIVERPOOL, IRIS [ii] reported:

     [59 groups unrecovered]

metres [a] [B% placed] around the airfield.

3. On the airfield there are BIZNHEIN aircraft and several

     [58 groups unrecovered]

severe damage. In the port there are several French warships. The tunnel

     [90 groups not available]

No. 208




Notes: [a] or 'metre'.

Comments:[i] JOHN: Unidentified MOSCOW addressee.
[ii] IRIS: Unidentified. First occurrence. Spelt out in cyrillic. It seems likely to be the English Christian name, but it should be noted that it is also the Russian word for the flower "iris" and for "toffee".





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Source: United States National Security Agency
Added By: C. Peter Chen





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