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by sundodger
Fri Jul 09, 2010 8:49 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: The Man Who Never Was.....
Replies: 27
Views: 7522

Re: The Man Who Never Was.....

For your infomation about the man who never was: Ben Macintyre wrote a book called "Operation Mincemeat" the true story about actually what happened and the main players and thanks to two german spies operating in Spain at the time the operation was a resounding success :clap:
by sundodger
Fri Jul 09, 2010 8:39 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: TSMS Lakonia Disaster.1963
Replies: 173
Views: 51740

Re: TSMS Lakonia Disaster.1963

My dad said the Centaur was a happy ship he served on her for four years mainly out in the far east my dad was a LREM (radio/radar electrician). Do you remember what branch your uncle was? My dad still has a lot of photos of the Centaur and quite a few of the lads who served on her maybe might have ...
by sundodger
Mon Jul 05, 2010 2:30 am
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: TSMS Lakonia Disaster.1963
Replies: 173
Views: 51740

Re: TSMS Lakonia Disaster.1963

I have read with great interest in all the posts about the Lakonia, My father who is now well in to his 70's also served on HMS Centaur and it was only yesterday that we were talking of this tragedy and he was showing me some pictures that he has of the ship adrift and with smoke coming out of her. ...

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