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superiors in Madrid who would intercept the documents at a higher level. Our only risk was that the body and papers would be handed straight over to the British Vice-Consul so quickly that no one could intercept anything. But the co-operation between the Spaniards and the Germans was so complete that such a proper procedure was most improbable: if there were a Spaniard who proposed to do that, I had little doubt but that there would be several others who would step in and prevent it.
Huelva had a further advantage in that it was not too near to Gibraltar; we did not want the Spaniards to send the body for burial there. The arrival at Gibraltar of the body of an officer who did not really exist might give rise to talk which would be almost certain to be picked up by the many German agents who obtained information through the Spaniards who entered and left that area each day.
So I went to the Hydrographer of the Navy at the Admiralty and made some enquiries about weather and tidal conditions at various points off the coast of Spain at various times of the year. Our luck was holding. Although the tidal stream would not be too helpful and would set along the coast, the southwesterly wind, which would be the prevailing wind in April, would be "onshore." Indeed, the Hydrographer thought that "an object" would probably drift in towards the shore, and a body in a"Mae West" would be comparatively more affected by the wind than would the sort of object which I had led him to envisage.
So Huelva was decided on. There was practically

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