The best secret agent EVER

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  1. Aggie08

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    Hi Aggie,

    >Prepare to be amazed.

    Hm, the really amazing thing for me is that the guy escaped to Britian in a Hornet Moth biplane, and Micdrow just posted a British wartime document on various oil samples, including ...

    "Sample No. AIR 343

    Lubricating Oil from a British "Tiger Moth" flown from Denmark October 1943. Plane lying at Turnhouse, Scotland. Particulars on label: DH Moth, OY-DEH, Engine Type: Gypsy. Landed 19.10.1943. Tank from which taken sample undamaged."

    http://www.ww2aircraft.net/forum/engines/fuels-documents-5142.html

    Now a Hornet Moth is not a Tiger Moth, but I still wonder if that is the same plane (and what made you two post this with only days in between :)

    Regards,

    Henning (HoHun)
     
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    Pretty cool. Wack the dude with an arrow. Actually, that is pretty hard to do. Head shot? Arrows tend to lead to bleeding wounds.

    Be interesting to see the details.
     
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    That reminds me ALOT of a Frederick Forsythe (?) book....the part about flying in the fog and climbing out on the wing to refuel the plane....hmmmmm....

    One wonders: if this guy were so daring and successful, why haven't we heard about him before? Why would the only guy to interview him decide to publish the book now, when the operative in question has conveniently passed away and can no longer refute/confirm the stories?
     
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    Reminds me of Smith and Ulm's oil transfer experience of 1935...

    Treasures : Item : Charles Ulm and Charles Kingsford Smith
     
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