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Major William Martin

Categories: Armed Forces

See Operation Mincemeat for Major Martin's role in WW2. The body was identified in 1996 as that of Glyndwr Michael, a Welsh homeless man, but the Wikipedia page puts forward a number of other possibilities.

Wikipedia has this grim photo captioned "Corpse of 'William Martin', prepared for release into the water".

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Major William Martin

Commemorated ati

Operation Mincemeat

The Biblical quotation draws attention to the secrecy which was essential to ...

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W. L. Sutton

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Rainbow Corner

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1 memorial
1st London Divisional Royal Engineers

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1 memorial