Political Intelligence Department (1939–1943)
The Political Intelligence Department was a department of the British Foreign Office during World War II. Established in 1939, its main function was the production of weekly intelligence summaries. It was originally headed by Foreign Office diplomat Rex Leeper.
The 'Political Intelligence Department' name continued to exist until 1946 as a cover for the Political Warfare Executive.
- "Political Warfare Executive and Foreign Office, Political Intelligence Department: Papers". The National Archives.
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