Sources and References

Bibliography for historical background :

Cobain, I., 2012. Cruel Britannia. London: Portobello Books.

Doerr, P., 2010. We Have Ways of Making You Talk…World War II British Interrogation Tactics: A Historical Moral Study.  New Hampshire: St Anselm College Vol 8, Article 2010-3.

Fry, H., 2007. The M-Room – Secret Listeners who bugged the Nazis.  Self-published.

Hart, P.,  2003. Journey into Freedom. Authors Online Ltd.

Hinsley, F. H. et al, 1981. British Intelligence in the Second World War: Its Influence on Strategy and Operations, Volumes 1&2. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Jones, R. V., 1978. Most Secret War; British Scientific Intelligence 1939-45. London: Penguin.

Kevin, J., 2000. From the Horse’s Mouth: Luftwaffe POWs as Sources for Air Ministry Intelligence During the Battle of Britain. Intelligence and National Security 15, no. 4 Winter 2000.

Kleinman, S. M., 2002. The History of MIS-Y U.S. Strategic Interrogation during World War ll; MSc Thesis. Joint Military Intelligence College Washington.

Mallett, D. R., 2009. Prisoners of War – Cold War Allies: The Anglo-American Relationship with Wehrmacht Generals; Phd Dissertation. Texas A&M University.

Neitzel, S., 2005. Abgehört: Deutsche Generäle in britischer Kriegsgefangenschaft 1942-4. Berlin: List.

Neitzel, S., 2007. Tapping Hitler’s Generals – Transcripts of Secret Conversations, 1942-1945. Barnsley: Frontline Books.

Neitzel, S. & Welzer, H., 2012. Soldaten. UK: Simon & Schuster.

Stephens, R. W. G. and Oliver, H. ed. 2000. Camp 020: MI5 and the Nazi Spies. Public Record Office.

Sullivan, M. B., 1979. Thresholds of Peace: Four Hundred Thousand German Prisoners and the People of Britain, 1944-1948. London: Hamish Hamilton.

Weber-Newth, I. & Steinert, J. D., 2006. German Migrants in Post-war Britain; An Enemy Embrace. Oxford: Routledge.



Ganz, Peter
Ganz, Adam: Listening to the Generals; IWM Cat No: 32627 audio play based on father’s experiences

Hart, Peter
Hart, Peter; 2003, Journey into Freedom Authors; Online Ltd.

Lederer, Arnost

Lustig, Fritz
Interviewed by Julia Pascal for Pascal Theatre Company 2012 and 2013

Mark, Eric
Interviewed by Oliver Leiva and Aadam Ali for Pascal Theatre Company 2013

Wrobel, Murray
Interviewed by Colin Smith for IWM 2007
Interviewed by Alex Lester for Pascal Theatre Company 2013


Resource Centres, Archives, Websites

The National Archives

WO 208/ War Office: Directorate of Military Operations and Intelligence, and Directorate of Military Intelligence; Ministry of Defence, Defence Intelligence Staff files

WO 165 War Diaries

Prisoner of War Section:


British Library




Origin of the Interrogation Centers for the Interrogation of Prisoners of War, 1946, Record

Group 165, Records of the War Department General and Special Staffs; Office of the Director of Intelligence G-2, Training Syllabi, IPW, IV Army Corps and Discussion I-IV, Lectures by Stanford Griffith


Enfield Local Studies Library and Archive

BT Archives


Chess Valley Archaeological & Historical Society


Archives relating to refugees/émigrés

The Wiener Library


The AJR     see: The AJR Oral History Project


ResCEW – University of Reading

Evacuee archive


The Leo Baeck Institute


The Second Generation Network


Jewish Communities and Records


London Metropolitan Archives


USC Shoah Foundation Institute


War Archives /Archives with materials relating to WWII

Royal Pioneer Corps

Recollections of World War 2 – lists collections


The Imperial War Museum Sound Archives


British Library

The British Library Sound Archive – Millennium Memory Bank


BBC archive ‘WW2 People’s War’




Women’s Royal Army Corps Association website


ATS Remembered


The Wartime Memories Project =WAAF = ATS


The British Army


Intelligence Corps Museum




RAMC = Royal Army Medical Corps

Other corps and regiments:


National Army Museum


Royal Signals Museum


Recollections of WW2


The Second World War Experience Centre


Royal Armouries Museum- Library and Archive – The Tower of London


Forces Re-United


National Army Museum


Royal Army Pay Corps


Royal Army Service Corps & Royal Corps of Transport Association


U-Boat Archive

Interrogation – US


International Red Cross



World War ll Talk


The Second World War


Online Archaeology – Guide to prisoner of war records – blog





Post Office Research Station Dollis Hill

BT Archives:


Tommy Flowers and Dollis Hill