British S-class submarine HMS Seraph, probably in Scotland, Aug-Sep 1942. In Apr 1943, Seraph transported “Major Martin” from Britain to the Spanish coast as part of Operation Mincemeat.Portrait of British Naval Intelligence officer Lt Cdr Ewen Montagu RNVR, one of the principal architects of Operation Mincemeat, 1943.RAF Flight Lieutenant Charles Cholmondeley (pronounced Chumley), seconded to the British Security Service MI5 and one of the principal architects of Operation Mincemeat, circa 1943.False letter from Admiral Louis Mountbatten to Admiral of the Fleet Andrew Cunningham created along with other fictitious letters as part of Operation Mincemeat, Apr 1943.
British S-class submarine HMS Seraph, probably in Scotland, Aug-Sep 1942. In Apr 1943, Seraph transported “Major Martin” from Britain to the Spanish coast as part of Operation Mincemeat.Portrait of British Naval Intelligence officer Lt Cdr Ewen Montagu RNVR, one of the principal architects of Operation Mincemeat, 1943.RAF Flight Lieutenant Charles Cholmondeley (pronounced Chumley), seconded to the British Security Service MI5 and one of the principal architects of Operation Mincemeat, circa 1943.False letter from Admiral Louis Mountbatten to Admiral of the Fleet Andrew Cunningham created along with other fictitious letters as part of Operation Mincemeat, Apr 1943.
Identity card for Captain (acting Major) William Martin, Royal Marines; one of the fictitious documents created as part of Operation Mincemeat, Apr 1943.Snapshot of “Major Martin’s” fiancée, Pam, that was part of the papers planted on his body as part of Operation Mincemeat, Apr 1942. In reality, this was an MI5 clerk named Jean Leslie.Some of the effects included on “Major Martin’s” person as part of Operation Mincemeat, Apr 1942.The corpse of Glyndŵr Michael fully dressed and outfitted as Major William Martin, Royal Marines just before being sealed in his air-tight canister as the central piece of Operation Mincemeat, London, England, Apr 1943.
Identity card for Captain (acting Major) William Martin, Royal Marines; one of the fictitious documents created as part of Operation Mincemeat, Apr 1943.Snapshot of “Major Martin’s” fiancée, Pam, that was part of the papers planted on his body as part of Operation Mincemeat, Apr 1942. In reality, this was an MI5 clerk named Jean Leslie.Some of the effects included on “Major Martin’s” person as part of Operation Mincemeat, Apr 1942.The corpse of Glyndŵr Michael fully dressed and outfitted as Major William Martin, Royal Marines just before being sealed in his air-tight canister as the central piece of Operation Mincemeat, London, England, Apr 1943.
RAF Flight Lt Charles Cholmondeley (pronounced Chumley) and RNVR LtCdr Ewen Montagu driving “Major Martin” from London to Holy Loch, Scotland as part of Operation Mincemeat, 28 Apr 1943.
RAF Flight Lt Charles Cholmondeley (pronounced Chumley) and RNVR LtCdr Ewen Montagu driving “Major Martin” from London to Holy Loch, Scotland as part of Operation Mincemeat, 28 Apr 1943.
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