27 Jun. 1944

Telegram nº 23 from Sampaio Garrido in Bern to Secretary General of the MNE saying that he awaits German authorization to cross France to return to Portugal and about the situation in Hungary: “I am sure Charge d’affaires has already informed you good will Prime Minister but I doubt successful outcome without intervention of Portuguese government with the German government…The lives of refugees whose situation is becoming increasingly tormented depends on your good will and decisive influence”.

(AHD – Cipher, Collection of Telegrams from Bern)
In documents: Sampaio Garrido e Teixeira Branquinho