Edward (EJC) Van Hootegem
(later Lieutenant-General)

Edward Van Hootegem was the senior Dutch officer in Hungary. He oversaw the Dutch side of the British-Dutch Underground and also provided valuable intelligence to the British before returning to the Netherlands in 1945 (following 6 weeks of captivity by the Russians, during which time he did not admit to the Russian interrogators that he had worked for the British Secret Intelligence Service in Hungary).
As reported in the recently released
Swedish Gold,  Dutch officers in Budapest required Van Hootegem's permission for missions. He was one of the few men entrusted with the mysterious Swedish gold ...


Swedish Gold (2011)

The London-Budapest Game (2007)
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