Eileen SimpsonIn her interview, Eileen refers to the Inter Services Research Bureau. This was another term used to describe the Special Operations Executive [SOE].
Eileen Simpson – Film 1In this, the first of five films, Eileen talks about her recruitment to the Fany and subsequently the SOE. Initially it wasnt very clear to her who she was actually working for but she does recall that a friend of the family called Jack OReilly kept a close eye on her
Eileen Simpson – Film 2Eileen talks in some detail about the set-up at Norgeby House in Baker Street and the work carried out on both coding and wireless signal selection.
Eileen Simpson – Film 3Eileen talks in detail about her accommodation and the social life she was able to enjoy as an SOE Cipher officer. This despite the Doodlebugs falling on Central London.
Eileen Simpson – Film 4Eileen recalls a restaurant called Canutos which was how the SOE would enter Norgeby House. She also talks in some detail about secrecy at the time and the marked rise in the number of signals being sent when the Belsen concentration camp was discovered.
In her interview, Eileen refers to the Inter Services Research Bureau. This was another term used to describe the Special Operations Executive [SOE].