The Underground Railroad International Conductors Award

Picking out the appropriate office supplies, furniture, and supporting equipment is a key to operating an efficient business. The most significant failure of the service during the war was known as the Venlo incident”, named after the Dutch town where much of the operation took place. Agents of the German army secret service, the Abwehr, and the counter-espionage section of the Sicherheitsdienst (SD), posed as high-ranking officers involved in a fictitious plot to depose Hitler. In a series of meetings between SIS agents and the ‘conspirators’, SS plans to abduct the British SIS team were initially shelved due to the presence of Dutch police. However, on the night of 8-9th November 1939, a meeting took place without any police presence when an attempt was also made to link Britain to Georg Elser’s failed assassination attempt on the German Chancellor Adolf Hitler at the Bürgerbräukeller in Munich, Germany, on 8th November … Read the rest