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Even allied to the Devil, it’s for La France

07.01.12 Posted in History by

Count Robert de La Rochefoucauld, who has died aged 88, escaped from Occupied France to join the Special Operations Executive (SOE); parachuted back on sabotage missions, he twice faced execution, only to escape on both occasions, once dressed as a Nazi guard.


“Great Escape” obit

04.22.12 Posted in History by

Alex Cassie, one of the forgers who made the great escape possible, died recently.  His obituary is well worth a read.


Tales of the absurd

02.06.12 Posted in History by

From the brilliant World War II Day-By-Day Blog Near Pico Island in the Azores, British destroyer HMS Westcott (escorting troopship Llangibby Castle to Gibraltar) sinks U-581 with depth charges (3 killed, 37 taken POW by HMS Westcott). Leutnant zur see Walter Sitek swims 6 km to shore and returns to Germany through neutral Spain. He […]