Like/Tweet/+1
Latest topics
» Time Travel Challenge
by Jehan I Yesterday at 21:34

» Guess six faces (same country)
by Neon Knight Yesterday at 12:58

» Is Western/European civilisation at a stage of decline?
by Neon Knight Thu 20 Jul - 19:56

» Medium
by Jupiter Wed 19 Jul - 4:38

» The great Replacement.
by Neon Knight Tue 18 Jul - 13:42

» What is your political compass orientation?
by Sary Sun 16 Jul - 1:45

» What do you associate with these words?
by Impasible Sun 16 Jul - 0:06

» Germany's Identitarian Movement
by Neon Knight Sat 15 Jul - 21:03

» M.E.T.A.L.
by Neon Knight Fri 14 Jul - 23:58

» Now listening to . . .
by Neon Knight Fri 14 Jul - 23:43

» Ronnie James Dio Appreciation Thread
by Neon Knight Fri 14 Jul - 23:31

» What do you believe about global warming?
by Smitty Tue 11 Jul - 2:25

» Time Slips
by Sary Tue 11 Jul - 0:30

» An european language?
by Stormbringer Mon 10 Jul - 22:27

» New & Recent Film Trailers
by Neon Knight Mon 10 Jul - 12:52

» Drugs in Nazi Germany (book review)
by Rumata Sun 9 Jul - 17:09

» Identitarian Issues & Voting Behaviour
by Neon Knight Thu 6 Jul - 22:52

» "Front National" topic
by Jehan I Thu 6 Jul - 22:14

» How did the Hungarian language survive?
by magyar_lány Mon 3 Jul - 17:17

» Art Style Preferences Test
by Impasible Sun 2 Jul - 23:18

» The Austrian State Expropriates the House Where Adolf Hitler Was Born
by Neon Knight Sun 2 Jul - 19:26

» Are these European leaders inferior beings?
by Gaut Sun 2 Jul - 9:19

» Quizzes android application about Europe
by Jehan I Sat 1 Jul - 22:57

» Migrant disaster: Italy threatens to close ports
by Gaut Sat 1 Jul - 21:03

» March of the thought police
by Gaut Sat 1 Jul - 20:45

» Germans now the MINORITY in Frankfurt
by Gaut Sat 1 Jul - 20:25

» Crowdfunding
by Jehan I Sat 1 Jul - 19:13

» Boudicca's revolt against the Romans (short video)
by Neon Knight Fri 30 Jun - 22:56

» Movies who promote european culture
by Stormbringer Mon 26 Jun - 17:45

» Favorit sports?
by Neon Knight Sun 25 Jun - 12:54

» Which Norse God are you? quiz
by Smitty Sat 24 Jun - 2:42

» Book: The Strange Death of Europe
by Neon Knight Fri 23 Jun - 23:06

» Medieval European profession quiz
by frankhammer Fri 23 Jun - 6:19

» Paintings of Battles
by Viriato Fri 23 Jun - 0:20

» Switzerland votes to phase out nuclear energy
by Impasible Thu 22 Jun - 1:52

» Physical Map of Europe
by frankhammer Thu 22 Jun - 1:40

» Please Explain Your Position on The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (N.A.T.O.)
by Stormbringer Wed 21 Jun - 22:05

» The American town that's been burning since 1962
by Stormbringer Wed 21 Jun - 21:17

» Post your Five Factor theory results
by Neon Knight Wed 21 Jun - 8:52

» Big failure of EU Commission on her refugees/immigrants quotas policy.
by Impasible Tue 20 Jun - 22:41

» Sculpture marks Choctaw generosity to Irish famine victims
by Rumata Tue 20 Jun - 7:43

» Post your Freudian Five Stages of Psychological Development results
by de Burgh Mon 19 Jun - 19:34

» What kind of face are you most attracted to?
by frankhammer Mon 19 Jun - 8:23

» Portugese are Europe's top binge-drinkers
by Viriato Sun 18 Jun - 21:12

» Portugal exits EU's budget deficit watchlist
by Viriato Sun 18 Jun - 20:52

» Anti-racist stabs and talks about the equal worth of all
by Gaut Fri 16 Jun - 22:33

» Nationalist Videos That You Like
by Dick Fri 16 Jun - 1:08

» People of the British Isles
by Neon Knight Wed 14 Jun - 23:50

» Finland's Prime Minister Says That His Government Cannot Continue...
by Gaut Tue 13 Jun - 22:55

» Godzilla .V. Cthulhu
by de Burgh Tue 13 Jun - 20:17


WWII - Britain's Secret Listeners

View previous topic View next topic Go down

WWII - Britain's Secret Listeners

Post Neon Knight on Sun 4 Jun - 13:22

From book review:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/home/books/article-2233531/We-fight-rooms--THE-SECRET-LISTENERS-BY-SINCLAIR-MCKAY.html

One afternoon in the early days of World War II a bowler-hatted man called at a suburban house in Mitcham, South London and asked to see 17-year-old Ray Faultley. Alone with the teenager, the visitor subjected him to a battery of questions about his background. He was there to recruit Ray, who lived with his parents, as a Voluntary Interceptor, one of what would eventually be 1,500 amateur radio enthusiasts signed up to listen in to enemy broadcasts and relay their contents to British intelligence services . . .

Fluent German speakers were recruited to listen in to verbal transmissions, such as those by Luftwaffe pilots. Listeners would become familiar with pilots they regularly eavesdropped on. One pilot, who a listener called Aileen Clayton heard regularly, had the call sign Amsel Eins. Knowing he was probably being listened to, he would chat away in English, saying "English listening stations, can you hear me?"

Aileen’s job was to glean information from his conversations with ground control and other pilots. But one night she was ordered to pass on his position to a British fighter plane group. She listened in horror as the ensuing dogfight came over his radio and Spitfires shot him down. She could hear him, trapped in his cockpit, plummeting towards the earth, screaming over and over for his mother and cursing the Fuehrer. Afterwards she went outside and was sick.

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Between the velvet lies, there's a truth that's hard as steel
The vision never dies, life's a never ending wheel
- R.J.Dio
avatar
Neon Knight
The Castellan

Male Posts : 189
Join date : 2017-03-05

http://castle-europa.forumotion.com

Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top

- Similar topics

Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum