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limited. Moscow, held by Stalin's insistence on absolute secrecy lest lie become involved in a war, would not permit the use of ships sailing under Soviet papers. Stalin was especially obdurate after submarines and trawlers in the Mediterranean began to attack and seize freighters bound for the Spanish coast.
Captain Oulansky, however, was resourceful. He called on Mueller, chief of the Ogpu Passport Section, to supply him with counterfeit foreign clearance papers. Mueller's department, with the inexhaustible resources of the government, had developed the art of forgery to unexampled perfection.
Some months later in Moscow I was teasing Mueller about his receiving the decoration of the Red Star.
" Why, that's an altogether new field of operationforging shipping papers! " he cried. "You think it was easy? We worked day and night!"
With these false papers, Soviet boats loaded with munitions would sail from Odessa under new names, flying foreign colours, and they would clear the Bosphorus, where German and Italian counterespionage agents were keeping a sharp look-out. When they had entered Loyalist ports and delivered their cargo, their names would be changed back to Russian ones and they would return to Odessa under their own colours.
Madrid was desperately calling for aeroplanes. Moscow echoed the call in orders to me. Franco was advancing on the capital; his Italian and German flying squadrons were masters of the air. Our aviators and mechanics were arriving in Madrid, but the republican planes were few and inferior. I had to find somewhere in Europe a supply of bombing and pursuit planes that could be bought quickly. No private firm, naturally, can furnish at a moment's

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