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Was there a German embassy open in 1941 Lisbon?

There was a functioning embassy of Germany in Lisbon for almost all of the second world war, until 6 May 1945. But there was no ambassador for a period in 1944–45. Oswald von Hoyningen-Huene was the ...
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Is this excerpt from an AI-generated answer re Portugal in WWII based on any real events?

Turns out the US government keeps records on all the international conferences it attends, and there is no record of it attending any such conference in Lisbon. Before the war, the last conference in ...
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Was there a German embassy open in 1941 Lisbon?

What Germany might have been roaming the Cafés is still a bit of a large topic: Don't forget Salazar, a culturally authoritarian dictator, during and before WW2, was very much on the side of Franco, ...
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Was there a German embassy open in 1941 Lisbon?

While looking for something else, I found this, which confirms that an Embassy (called Legation) did exist. Allied Relations and Negotiations With Portugal - U.S. Department of State (.gov) page 12 ...
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Was there a German embassy open in 1941 Lisbon?

You might like to read about the history of Juan Pujol García, notorious for being the only spy decorated by both the British & Nazi governments. The Wikipedia page lacks the details, along with ...
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