Two letters from Helen Bowden Peters Darlington to her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Peters. Contents describe her time in Madrid in 1945 during the war where her husband was working as for the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) out of the American Embassy under the guise of an attache for that organization. She gave great detail to the animosity her husband and other OSS spies received from the regular embassy staff and also told her parents a lot about her living arrangements for the few months she was there. She makes mentions in her letters of Allen Dulles, FRD, and the Ambassador to Spain. She makes mention of quite a few articles for her parents to read and movies for them to watch to gain a better understanding of the type of work her husband performed while in Spain on assignment.
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Helen Bowden Peters Darlington Letters, 1945 September 14 and October 3, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary. https://scrcguides.libraries.wm.edu/repositories/2/resources/7564 Accessed May 15, 2021.