Catalogue description Gerald Percy Sandys HEWITT, alias M. SMITH: a teacher in Paris from 1931 onwards, in...

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Reference: KV 2/426
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Gerald Percy Sandys HEWITT, alias M. SMITH: a teacher in Paris from 1931 onwards, in 1938-1939 he contributed articles to the British Union of Fascists' weekly paper, 'Action'. From 1942 to 1944 he broadcast and wrote radio scripts for the Germans in Paris. In September 1944 he was arrested in France, having been expelled from Switzerland. He was later tried and in March 1945 he was sentenced to 12 years' imprisonment

Note: Physical Description: with radio scripts, copy of 1942-1943 diaries
Date: 1935 Jul 17-1945 Mar 13
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department: L 260-3287 VOL 1
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description
Access conditions: Open on Transfer
Record opening date: 11 May 2001

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