Ancient & Modern
History of the Theosophical
It is reported in the 1939 Annual Report of the Theosophical Society in Wales, dated July 1st, that Peter Freeman, in his capacity as General Secretary, had presided over National congresses and conventions in Rumania, Hungary and Ireland and had also visited Theosophists in Germany, Austria and Czechoslovakia where it is confirmed that Theosophical activities had now practically ceased. It is also said that Peter had been instrumental in obtaining† positions in other countries for these Theosophists.
The brief resume given in the report gives only a slight hint at the truth. It became known after Peter Freemanís death in 1956 that, at great personal risk to himself, he had made many visits to Nazi Germany and the annexed countries between 1933 and 1939 to assist people in danger of persecution to escape.
Theosophical business provided a good cover story for these visits
but by 1939 with the cessation of Theosophical activities in