Leslie Greer (née Tyrrell), b. 1917 (Recording II)
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Leslie Greer (née Tyrrell), b. 1917 (Recording II)


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Track 1: Teaching German at Queen’s University, Belfast in 1939. Recruited to Bletchley Park in England in 1940 during World War II; her vital work there in indexing information gathered from breaking the German Enigma code. Track 2: Her interrogation and de-briefing by the British authorities before her return to Ireland. Track 3: Reflections on her experiences during World War II. Memories of Winston Churchill at Bletchley Park. Track 4: Working for the Foreign Office in India after the war and her subsequent posting to Germany. Her work there as an Intelligence Officer. Track 5: Her postings to South America and Iran, and her marriage to Patrick Greer in Israel. Track 6: Her retirement to France with her husband, after postings in Uruguay and Brazil, and her subsequent return to Ireland.

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Trinity College, Dublin, Collection



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48 hours

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7.32 MB, 11.15 MB, 4.60 MB, 7.18 MB, 7.83 MB, 8.18 MB, 5.88 MB

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Maurice O’Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore