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Telegram from Rahn to the German Foreign Ministry, Ident. LATS 01302 from the 14/12/1942

Date:

14.12.1942

Location:

שוויץ, תוניס, תוניסיה

Personality:

Moncef Bey, Rudolf Rahn

Idea:

German-Tunisian Relations, Tunisian diplomacy

Organization:

British forces in Tunisian, Dienststelle Rahn, German foreign ministry, Swiss Goverment

Archive:

political archive of the foreign ministry

Case number:

Rahn _Dec42_page 53-54

Description

Language: German

Document from the Foreign Ministry, titled “Geheime Kommandosache” containing a telegram from Rahn, containing instructions to forward an enclosed Telegram from the Swiss consul and the Bey of Tunisia to the Swiss Government (page 53). It mentions the request of the Bey to declare Tunis a “offene Stadt” (open city), which Rahn declines, reasoning that it wouldn´t prevent the continuation of british bombardments. Handwritten version enclosed.

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