Accident - the Death of General Sikorski by David Irving

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Lubienski found two sentries barring his way. O. F. uniform. P. aircraft overnight. Clearly the station commander was taking no chances on the plane’s being sabotaged. 26 The Russian party was brought up to the Convent, where the Governor placed at their disposal his own set of rooms in a distant wing of Government House; the Russians were left to refresh themselves. M. M. since unfavourable weather was forecast after then. 28 Standing on top of the Rock at last, they turned and looked out over the airfield and no-man’s-land to Spain, its low mountains fading into the distance.

12 It was not until June 1, 1943, a week after the mysterious telephone call to Minister Popiel, that the German Abwehr headquarThis PDF version: © Focal Point Publications 2000 Report errors 2: six weeks too soon 43 ters lifted its restriction on sabotage operations in Gibraltar proper. At a Berlin conference between Admiral Canaris and Raeder’s special representative Admiral Weichold on that day – the main topic was Abwehr work in Iceland – the possibilities of resuming sabotage operations against Gibraltar were examined.

2 All these ill-omens were ignored, and on May 24, 1943 the journey to the Middle East began. F. Transport Command airfield at Lyneham, near Bristol. 3) General Kukiel, the Minister of Defence, saw the party off. Just before the train left, Sikorski complained of feeling slightly unwell – he had a heart ailment which was troubling him. Kukiel drew General Sikorski’s daughter, Madame Zofia Lesniowska, aside and asked her whether she knew what to do should this ailment worsen. 4 At twelve minutes past four, the train pulled out of Paddington station, and the journey from which Sikorski and his daughter would never return had begun.

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