The Secret Documents
Nazi Plot Begins
and the Mandarins
Toys with Counterfeiting
Krueger in Action
Bank is Robbed, and the Swiss Get Pounded
In 1943 the counterfeits start lapping at the Old Lady's skirts, and
even British spies start bringing them home. The Bank's inner circle
puts nothing on paper, even though its officials believe that no one
can copy their notes. In Switzerland , the pounds start arriving in
bulk and the Swiss complain to the Bank of England, to no avail.
clerks' ledgers (1, 2)
B/E 3A56/1 Memorandum Books.
Board of Governors (1)
B/E G 14/27 Committee of Treasury Files.
- Bank of
England Memo (1)
B/E C 12/103 Note Issue Files...
Popov the spy (1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
PRO KV 2/854.
Swiss alert their banks (1)
Bankers Assn. Counterfeit Order 961)
to Hull (1)
NARA RG 59 1940-44, box 4969
to Harrison on counterfeit pound notes (1, 2)
NARA RG 84, American Legation,
Gautier visits the Old Lady (1, 2)
B/E C 12/151 Note
Year's resolution, Askwith to Chamberlain (1)
Issue Files 29 February 1944 .
Swiss stop accepting British pounds (1)
NARA RG 56 International Statistics Division, Germany
the Final Dump
Sleeping Dogs Lie"
Compiled and Selected by Lawrence Malkin and Margaret Shannon.
Unless otherwise identified, public documents are credited
to the U.S. National Archives (NARA); The British National Archives/Public
Record Office (PRO), and the archives of the Bank of England (B/E).
Detailed citations are found in the endnotes to Krueger's