862.20252/12–644: Telegram

The Ambassador in Spain (Hayes) to the Secretary of State

3961. Despatch 3389, November 9.83 A note has now been received from the Spanish Foreign Office dated November 27 in reply to Embassy’s note verbale 827, November 6 supplying lists of names of the following:

53 German agents expelled from North Africa plus 5 who are to leave shortly. This list includes name of an unknown individual not appearing in Tangier’s despatch 2470, November 25;83
36 German agents ordered interned at Caldas and 3 ordered interned at other unspecified places about which we propose to get specific data;
750 German customs guards and officials transferred to Sobrón from Miranda concentration camp, the remaining 500 others at Miranda, names of whom are promised. Reourtel 3807, November 21, 3 p.m. Despatch follows.84

Following oral representations to the Under Secretary the Foreign Office includes written undertaking that orders have been given prohibiting interned foreigners from using the interurban telephone.

Repeated to Tangier by courier.

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