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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP21 Mar 2020 9:52 p.m. PST

…helped win World War II

"It was certainly not what the captured Nazi generals expected — or deserved. As historian Helen Fry describes in her new book, "The Walls Have Ears: The Greatest Intelligence Operation of World War II," Trent Park, the stately country house in north London to which the prisoners were confined, rather resembled a gentleman's club.

The most senior generals had their own rooms, with adjoining sitting rooms. There was a room for playing billiards, table-tennis and cards. And, after afternoon tea on Christmas Eve, a festive dinner was laid out for them.

There was even an appropriately deferential welcome for the Third Reich's top military brass — on arrival, the illustrious POWs were met by Lord Aberfeldy, a distinguished Scottish aristocrat and second cousin of the King…"
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Personal logo ColCampbell Supporting Member of TMP22 Mar 2020 9:56 a.m. PST

Looks like an interesting read, thanks Armand.

Jim

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP22 Mar 2020 3:31 p.m. PST

A votre service mon cher ami!. (smile)


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Legion 423 Mar 2020 8:31 a.m. PST

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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP23 Mar 2020 12:23 p.m. PST

Glad you like it too my good friend!. (smile)


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