Documentación oficial británica

Juan Pujol-Garcia (Garbo), disguised

MI5 The Security Service
Agent Garbo

‘The Normandy Landings of 6 June 1944 marked the beginning of the liberation of occupied Western Europe. The Security Service made a significant contribution to the success of D-Day through its double agent Juan Pujol, codenamed GARBO, who has been described as the greatest double agent of the Second World War. This page relates the remarkable story of GARBO and how he deceived the German High Command’. More

Juan Pujol-Garcia (codename Garbo) The Garbo network (printed) World War II

The National Archives blog
Garbo: the story behind Britain’s greatest Double Cross agent

The National Archives – Richard Dunley, 28 September 2016. ‘Files released today at The National Archives reveal the inside story of Juan Pujol Garcia, codenamed Garbo, the most remarkable of Britain’s Second World War Double Cross agents. The files show how he fed misinformation to the Germans in order to deceive them about Allied intentions on a number of topics, most notably the timing and location of the D-Day landings’. More

Top Secret files at The National Archives

Reference: KV 2/39
Description: PUJOL GARCIA: Juan. Second World War Double Agent codenamed GARBO. Top Secret (ISOS) material.
Date: 1942 Apr 02-1944 Jun 18.
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Reference: KV 2/40
Description:
PUJOL GARCIA: Juan. Second World War Double Agent codenamed GARBO. GARBO’s agent activities as reported from the German perspective.
Date:
1941 Jul 15-1945 May 08.
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Reference: KV 2/41
Description: PUJOL GARCIA: Juan. Second World War Double Agent codenamed GARBO. A summary of the case written by the case officer.
Date: 1945 Jan 01-1945 Dec 31.
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Reference: KV 2/42
Description: PUJOL GARCIA: Juan. Second World War Double Agent codenamed GARBO. Comparison of ISOS product with Security Service deception material. Table showing GARBO messages implementing OPERATION STARKEY and OPERATION OVERLORD.
Date: 1944 Jan 01-1944 Dec 31.
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Reference: KV 2/63
Description: Juan PUJOL GARCIA, codename GARBO: copies of communications by letter and WT with Germans, incorporating British deception material.
Date: 1941 Jul 15-1942 Jun 28
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Reference: KV 2/64
Description: Juan PUJOL GARCIA, codename GARBO: copies of communications by letter and WT with Germans, incorporating British deception material.
Date: 1942 Jul 01-1942 Dec 31.
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Reference: KV 2/65
Description: Juan PUJOL GARCIA, codename GARBO: copies of communications by letter and WT with Germans, incorporating British deception material.
Date: 1943 Jan 01-1943 May 07.
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Reference: KV 2/66
Description: Juan PUJOL GARCIA, codename GARBO: copies of communications by letter and WT with Germans, incorporating British deception material.
Date: 1943 May 09-1943 Aug 30.
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Reference: KV 2/67
Description: Juan PUJOL GARCIA, codename GARBO: copies of communications by letter and WT with Germans, incorporating British deception material.
Date: 1943 Sep 01-1944 Feb 26.
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Reference: KV 2/68
Description: Juan PUJOL GARCIA, codename GARBO: copies of communications by letter and WT with Germans, incorporating British deception material.
Date: 1944 Feb 28-1944 May 31.
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Reference: KV 2/69
Description: Juan PUJOL GARCIA, codename GARBO: copies of communications by letter and WT with Germans, incorporating British deception material.
Date: 1944 Jun 01-1944 Sep 30
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Reference: KV 2/70
Description: Juan PUJOL GARCIA, codename GARBO: copies of communications by letter and WT with Germans, incorporating British deception material.
Date: 1944 Oct 03-1945 Feb 22.
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Reference: KV 2/71
Description: Juan PUJOL GARCIA, codename GARBO: copies of communications by letter and WT with Germans, incorporating British deception material.
Date: 1945 Mar 02-1945 May 08.
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Reference: KV 2/101
Description: Friedrich KNAPPE, alias KNAPPE-RATEY: stationed in Madrid, one of GARBO’S case officers.
Date: 1944 Nov 28-1948 Jul 07.
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Reference: KV 2/102
Description: Karl Eric KUEHLENTHAL: based in Madrid, one of GARBO’s case officers.
Date: 1942 Jan 23-1947 Apr 28.
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Reference: KV 2/2863
Description: George Helmut LANG: German. An Abwehr officer in Spain during World War II, LANG was one of the initial German contacts of the double agent GARBO.
Date: 1942 Mar 12 – 1948 Sep 06.
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Reference: KV 2/4190
Description: Juan PUJOL GARCIA, aliases GARBO, BOVRIL, IMMORTAL: Spanish. PUJOL GARCIA was the celebrated wartime MI5 double cross agent whose channel to the Abwehr was used for the purposes of strategic deception, significantly with regard to D Day. The file documents the progressive development of the GARBO sub-agent ‘network’ and of schemes to convey disinformation to the enemy. After D Day the security of the GARBO network was threatened by defections from Abwehr ranks and consequently various ingenious contingency plans were drawn up by the case officer, Thomas HARRIS, in readiness.
Date: 1942 Feb 23 – 1942 May 18.
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Reference: KV 2/4192
Description: Juan PUJOL GARCIA, aliases GARBO, BOVRIL, IMMORTAL: Spanish. PUJOL GARCIA was the celebrated wartime MI5 double cross agent whose channel to the Abwehr was used for the purposes of strategic deception, significantly with regard to D Day. The file documents the progressive development of the GARBO sub-agent ‘network’ and of schemes to convey disinformation to the enemy. After D Day the security of the GARBO network was threatened by defections from Abwehr ranks and consequently various ingenious contingency plans were drawn up by the case officer, Thomas HARRIS, in readiness.
Date: 1942 Jun 25 – 1942 Aug 07.
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Reference: KV 2/4194
Description: Juan PUJOL GARCIA, aliases GARBO, BOVRIL, IMMORTAL: Spanish. PUJOL GARCIA was the celebrated wartime MI5 double cross agent whose channel to the Abwehr was used for the purposes of strategic deception, significantly with regard to D Day. The file documents the progressive development of the GARBO sub-agent ‘network’ and of schemes to convey disinformation to the enemy. After D Day the security of the GARBO network was threatened by defections from Abwehr ranks and consequently various ingenious contingency plans were drawn up by the case officer, Thomas HARRIS, in readiness.
Date: 1942 Sep 16 – 1942 Nov 21.
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Reference: KV 2/4196
Description: Juan PUJOL GARCIA, aliases GARBO, BOVRIL, IMMORTAL: Spanish. PUJOL GARCIA was the celebrated wartime MI5 double cross agent whose channel to the Abwehr was used for the purposes of strategic deception, significantly with regard to D Day. The file documents the progressive development of the GARBO sub-agent ‘network’ and of schemes to convey disinformation to the enemy. After D Day the security of the GARBO network was threatened by defections from Abwehr ranks and consequently various ingenious contingency plans were drawn up by the case officer, Thomas HARRIS, in readiness.
Date: 1943 Jan 06 – 1943 Feb 12.
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Reference: KV 2/4197
Description: Juan PUJOL GARCIA, aliases GARBO, BOVRIL, IMMORTAL: Spanish. PUJOL GARCIA was the celebrated wartime MI5 double cross agent whose channel to the Abwehr was used for the purposes of strategic deception, significantly with regard to D Day. The file documents the progressive development of the GARBO sub-agent ‘network’ and of schemes to convey disinformation to the enemy. After D Day the security of the GARBO network was threatened by defections from Abwehr ranks and consequently various ingenious contingency plans were drawn up by the case officer, Thomas HARRIS, in readiness.
Date: 1943 Feb 13 – 1943 Mar 24.
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Reference: KV 2/4198
Description: Juan PUJOL GARCIA, aliases GARBO, BOVRIL, IMMORTAL: Spanish. PUJOL GARCIA was the celebrated wartime MI5 double cross agent whose channel to the Abwehr was used for the purposes of strategic deception, significantly with regard to D Day. The file documents the progressive development of the GARBO sub-agent ‘network’ and of schemes to convey disinformation to the enemy. After D Day the security of the GARBO network was threatened by defections from Abwehr ranks and consequently various ingenious contingency plans were drawn up by the case officer, Thomas HARRIS, in readiness.
Date: 1943 Mar 27 – 1943 May 06.
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Reference: KV 2/4199
Description: Juan PUJOL GARCIA, aliases GARBO, BOVRIL, IMMORTAL: Spanish. PUJOL GARCIA was the celebrated wartime MI5 double cross agent whose channel to the Abwehr was used for the purposes of strategic deception, significantly with regard to D Day. The file documents the progressive development of the GARBO sub-agent ‘network’ and of schemes to convey disinformation to the enemy. After D Day the security of the GARBO network was threatened by defections from Abwehr ranks and consequently various ingenious contingency plans were drawn up by the case officer, Thomas HARRIS, in readiness.
Date: 1943 May 07 – 1943 Jun 11.
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Reference: KV 2/4200
Description: Juan PUJOL GARCIA, aliases GARBO, BOVRIL, IMMORTAL: Spanish. PUJOL GARCIA was the celebrated wartime MI5 double cross agent whose channel to the Abwehr was used for the purposes of strategic deception, significantly with regard to D Day. The file documents the progressive development of the GARBO sub-agent ‘network’ and of schemes to convey disinformation to the enemy. After D Day the security of the GARBO network was threatened by defections from Abwehr ranks and consequently various ingenious contingency plans were drawn up by the case officer, Thomas HARRIS, in readiness.
Date: 1943 Jun 12 – 1943 Jul 17
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Reference: KV 2/4202
Description: Juan PUJOL GARCIA, aliases GARBO, BOVRIL, IMMORTAL: Spanish. PUJOL GARCIA was the celebrated wartime MI5 double cross agent whose channel to the Abwehr was used for the purposes of strategic deception, significantly with regard to D Day. The file documents the progressive development of the GARBO sub-agent ‘network’ and of schemes to convey disinformation to the enemy. After D Day the security of the GARBO network was threatened by defections from Abwehr ranks and consequently various ingenious contingency plans were drawn up by the case officer, Thomas HARRIS, in readiness.
Date: 1943 Sep 13 – 1943 Nov 04.
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Reference: KV 2/4203
Description: Juan PUJOL GARCIA, aliases GARBO, BOVRIL, IMMORTAL: Spanish. PUJOL GARCIA was the celebrated wartime MI5 double cross agent whose channel to the Abwehr was used for the purposes of strategic deception, significantly with regard to D Day. The file documents the progressive development of the GARBO sub-agent ‘network’ and of schemes to convey disinformation to the enemy. After D Day the security of the GARBO network was threatened by defections from Abwehr ranks and consequently various ingenious contingency plans were drawn up by the case officer, Thomas HARRIS, in readiness.
Date: 1943 Nov 05 – 1944 Jan 19.
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Reference: KV 2/4204
Description: Juan PUJOL GARCIA, aliases GARBO, BOVRIL, IMMORTAL: Spanish. PUJOL GARCIA was the celebrated wartime MI5 double cross agent whose channel to the Abwehr was used for the purposes of strategic deception, significantly with regard to D Day. The file documents the progressive development of the GARBO sub-agent ‘network’ and of schemes to convey disinformation to the enemy. After D Day the security of the GARBO network was threatened by defections from Abwehr ranks and consequently various ingenious contingency plans were drawn up by the case officer, Thomas HARRIS, in readiness.
Date: 1944 Jan 20 – 1944 Apr 04.
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Reference: KV 2/4205
Description: Juan PUJOL GARCIA, aliases GARBO, BOVRIL, IMMORTAL: Spanish. PUJOL GARCIA was the celebrated wartime MI5 double cross agent whose channel to the Abwehr was used for the purposes of strategic deception, significantly with regard to D Day. The file documents the progressive development of the GARBO sub-agent ‘network’ and of schemes to convey disinformation to the enemy. After D Day the security of the GARBO network was threatened by defections from Abwehr ranks and consequently various ingenious contingency plans were drawn up by the case officer, Thomas HARRIS, in readiness.
Date: 1944 Apr 14 – 1944 Jul 19.
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Reference: KV 2/4208
Description: Juan PUJOL GARCIA, aliases GARBO, BOVRIL, IMMORTAL: Spanish. PUJOL GARCIA was the celebrated wartime MI5 double cross agent whose channel to the Abwehr was used for the purposes of strategic deception, significantly with regard to D Day. The file documents the progressive development of the GARBO sub-agent ‘network’ and of schemes to convey disinformation to the enemy. After D Day the security of the GARBO network was threatened by defections from Abwehr ranks and consequently various ingenious contingency plans were drawn up by the case officer, Thomas HARRIS, in readiness.
Date: 1944 Nov 15 – 1944 Dec 31.
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Reference: KV 2/4209
Description: Juan PUJOL GARCIA, aliases GARBO, BOVRIL, IMMORTAL: Spanish. PUJOL GARCIA was the celebrated wartime MI5 double cross agent whose channel to the Abwehr was used for the purposes of strategic deception, significantly with regard to D Day. The file documents the progressive development of the GARBO sub-agent ‘network’ and of schemes to convey disinformation to the enemy. After D Day the security of the GARBO network was threatened by defections from Abwehr ranks and consequently various ingenious contingency plans were drawn up by the case officer, Thomas HARRIS, in readiness.
Date: 1944 Dec 29 – 1945 Feb 07.
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Reference: KV 2/4210
Description: Juan PUJOL GARCIA, aliases GARBO, BOVRIL, IMMORTAL: Spanish. PUJOL GARCIA was the celebrated wartime MI5 double cross agent whose channel to the Abwehr was used for the purposes of strategic deception, significantly with regard to D Day. The file documents the progressive development of the GARBO sub-agent ‘network’ and of schemes to convey disinformation to the enemy. After D Day the security of the GARBO network was threatened by defections from Abwehr ranks and consequently various ingenious contingency plans were drawn up by the case officer, Thomas HARRIS, in readiness.
Date: 1945 Feb 08 – 1945 Apr 03.
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Reference: KV 2/4212
Description: Juan PUJOL GARCIA, aliases GARBO, BOVRIL, IMMORTAL: Spanish. PUJOL GARCIA was the celebrated wartime MI5 double cross agent whose channel to the Abwehr was used for the purposes of strategic deception, significantly with regard to D Day. The file documents the progressive development of the GARBO sub-agent ‘network’ and of schemes to convey disinformation to the enemy. After D Day the security of the GARBO network was threatened by defections from Abwehr ranks and consequently various ingenious contingency plans were drawn up by the case officer, Thomas HARRIS, in readiness.
Date: 1945 May 23 – 1945 Jul 17.
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Reference: KV 2/4214
Description: Juan PUJOL GARCIA, aliases GARBO, BOVRIL, IMMORTAL: Spanish. PUJOL GARCIA was the celebrated wartime MI5 double cross agent whose channel to the Abwehr was used for the purposes of strategic deception, significantly with regard to D Day. The file documents the progressive development of the GARBO sub-agent ‘network’ and of schemes to convey disinformation to the enemy. After D Day the security of the GARBO network was threatened by defections from Abwehr ranks and consequently various ingenious contingency plans were drawn up by the case officer, Thomas HARRIS, in readiness.
Date: 1945 Nov 24 – 1948 Aug 04.
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Reference: FCO 7/6214
Description: Venezuela: Juan Pujol Garcia (‘Garbo’), World War II double agent
Date: 1985 Jan 01 – 1985 Dec 31
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