Hitler's Black Book - information for Thomas Hildebrand Preston
Original List ID
Date of Birth / Age
Diplomat, English Intelligence in Lithuania
Original source states VIC2 as the wanted department -this department is not recorded anywhere and may be a mistake in the original text. hence VIC has been used.
Sir Thomas Hildrebrand Preston 2/6/1886, died 1976 was Cahrge d'affaires at the British embassy in Lithuania in 1939-40, Minister for Lithuania 1940-41, and worked for the Egyptian embassy from 1941-8.
The RSHA (Reich Main Security Office) came into existence on 27/9/39 after being separate offices of the SD (security service) and SS (nazi paramilitaries) since the mid 1930's. AMT I & AMT II were formed officially on 1/10/39 but reorganised completely after March 1941, heads of department were regularly transferred to different departments and the Einsatz Squads of paramilitary murderers when new countries were invaded as all had perceived 'undesirables' to be eliminated.