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Discussion in 'The Powder Keg' started by Dan R., Mar 16, 2002.

  1. Dan R.

    Dan R. G&G Newbie

    Who "exactly" was "Glndewer Micheal"
    Hint; WW2, decorated.
  2. wes

    wes G&G Newbie

    Dan,I think ya got us,I give up.

  3. Dan R.

    Dan R. G&G Newbie

    Glyndewer Micheal was a mentally ill vagrant from Whales England
    who commited suicide. the British government took his unclaimed body from the mourge, dressed him up like an officer and planted false documents on him then released his body from a submarine off the coast of Spain during optimal tides so that his body would wash-up on a pre-determined beach. The plan worked perfectly and the false documents fell into the hands of german intellegence. It was false plans for the allied forces to land on the island of Crete. The Germans took it hook, line and sinker and sent an armoured div. to Crete while the allies landed on the island of Sicily in 1943.
    A year after the war they added to his to his gravestone the honorable mention of his service to the war.
  4. Uncle Red

    Uncle Red G&G Newbie

    I knew the allies had sent misinformation the Germans, but I never knew HOW they did it. Those sneaky SOB's. -UR.
  5. Chris

    Chris Administrator Staff Member

    that is great information.....

    I would have never thought of it like that
  6. wes

    wes G&G Newbie

    I do remember hearing about that but had no idea what his name was. Good trivia Dan.