Monthly Archive: October 2017

The Strange Gadgets Supplied to Resistance groups in World War Two (Part 2) 0

The Strange Gadgets Supplied to Resistance groups in World War Two (Part 2)

The SOE had a big section devoted to forgery. Its staff, some of them recruited directly from prison cells, produced over a quarter of a million fake documents. Most of these were individually produced...

The Strange Gadgets Supplied to Resistance groups in World War Two (Part 1) 0

The Strange Gadgets Supplied to Resistance groups in World War Two (Part 1)

In July 1940 many countries in mainland Europe were occupied by Nazi forces. Britain was expecting to be invaded within months. Against this background, Winston Churchill authorised the formation of a new secret service....