Plaque

Juan Pujol Garcia

Erection date: 2020

Inscription

Juan Pujol Garcia, 1912 - 1988, secret agent, codename 'Garbo', lived and worked here.
English Heritage

Site: Juan Pujol Garcia (1 memorial)

NW4, Crespigny Road, 35

Pujol lived here with his wife and son. We don't have the dates of their occupation but English Heritage has: "It was from 35 Crespigny Gardens, an MI5 safe house, that Pujol wove a web of deception that bamboozled the Nazis. Messages sent from the house, which diverted German forces away from the Normandy landings, were crucial in ensuring the success of D-Day."

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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Juan Pujol Garcia, MBE

Spy. Born in Barcelona. Pujol was managing a poultry farm when the Spanish ci...

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