Book Comp: Spymaster by Helen Fry

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  1. Ageing_Gracefully

    Ageing_Gracefully War Hero Moderator Book Reviewer

    Colonel Thomas Kendrick, one of Britain's most successful, loyal yet unknown spies. Operating in three wars, Boer, WW1 & WW2 Kendrick brought vital information back. In the process he was instrumental in helping hundreds of Jews to flee Austria prior to the war. During WW2 he ran an interrogation centre for senior German officers and was responsible for vital information being extracted from them, often by using bugging devices to capture unguarded speech. Helen Fry has brought us a fascinating book on Kendrick and there are three copies avvailable as prizes.

    Competition can be accessed through Survey Monkey as usual from here.

    Competition will run until Sunday 21st September.


    Review to follow​
  2. Done ...

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  4. Seaweed

    Seaweed War Hero Book Reviewer

    Fingers crossed ..
  5. I'm sure I've seen him on the telly:
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  6. In it to win it, unless Dii scrambles my answers.
  7. In.

    But don't tell anyone, OK?
  8. Ageing_Gracefully

    Ageing_Gracefully War Hero Moderator Book Reviewer

    Good competition, now closed. Only three lucky guys could win though and they are:

    • WreckerL
    • couch_potato_chipper
    • little grand slam
    Emails are on their way asking for address etc.


    Q1 Kendrick worked for MI6

    Q2 He was a Passport Officer in Vienna

    Q3 The book by Helen Fry was "The M Room".

    Keep your eyes peeled for the next competition which will be on here soon.
  9. Fix!!!

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  10. You are Alex Salmond and I claim the £5 He said smugly
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  11. Please provide me with you account and sort code and I will

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  12. Twos up Wreckage!
  13. Will do.
  14. I saw a link on Facebook to an unattributable source that I am assured is actually from the upper echelons of ARRSE that anyone who voted NO in the Referendum was secretly barred from winning this.

    I demand an immediate recount and a call for those concerned to be put in prison for crimes against the hard-of-thinking!

    And if that doesn't work . . . BZ to those who won this time, better luck for the others next time.
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  15. Ageing_Gracefully

    Ageing_Gracefully War Hero Moderator Book Reviewer

    I refute that treacherous slur totally.

    There was nothing secret about it!!!
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  16. Book arrived yesterday, cheers A_G.

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