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Old 26-01-2015, 10:33 PM   #41
lightgiver
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Pig's Eye Pandemonium..

Pope-Leighey House...
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Saint Paul is the capital and second-most populous city of the U.S. state of Minnesota..Known as the "Twin Cities", the two form the core of Minneapolis–Saint Paul, the 16th-largest metropolitan area in the United States, with about 3.46 million residents..The settlement originally began at present-day Lambert's Landing, but was known as Pig's Eye after Pierre "Pig's Eye" Parrant established a popular tavern there..DAKA-DAKA-DAKA-DAKA-DAKA-DAKA-DAKA-DAKA-DAKA!..

The Guinea Pig Club was formed of patients of Archibald McIndoe at Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead, Sussex who underwent experimental reconstructive plastic surgery during World War II, generally after receiving burn injuries in aircraft..The term "Guinea Pig" indicates the experimental nature of the reconstructive work carried out on the club's members and the new equipment designed specifically to treat these injuries..16 members of the club have also written books about their experiences, some of them during the war..The scientific name of the common species is Cavia porcellus, with porcellus being Latin for "little pig"..I reminded him of the good old end of term christmas eve booze ups we used to have in the pig and eye club.. Barlow pulled a face he suggested I pop round now for a drink and a sandwich..


"Help Yourselves Everybody -There's No Fighter Escort" Battle of Britain clip...

Toward dark I took a taxi over to MI5's old headquarters at Leconfield House in Mayfair.. The organization was in the process of moving to new offices at the top of Curzon Street, but the staff bar, the Pig and Eye Club, where my farewell party was due to be held, still remained in Leconfield House..After lunch I made my way back along the 5th floor for the routine interview with the Personnel Director, John Marriott.. During the war Marriott had served as Secretary to the Double Cross Committee, the body responsible for MI5's outstanding wartime success - the recruitment of dozens of double agents inside Nazi intelligence.. After the war he served with Security Intelligence Middle East (SIME) before returning to Leconfield House...

Leconfield Castle was the home of the Percy family, Dukes of Northumberland..Leconfield is home to RAF Leconfield, now used as an airfield for Sea King helicopters of the 202 Squadron and the 'Army School of Mechanical Transport' ..The former RAF Leconfield, or 'Leconfield Camp' was a Royal Air Force station in Leconfield (near Beverley), East Riding of Yorkshire, England..Leconfield opened on 3 December 1936 as part of RAF Bomber Command with Handley Page Heyford bombers from No. 166 Squadron RAF..In the 1950s Leconfield was a 'dispersal base' for the RAF V bomber force..Leconfield is a village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 3 miles (5 km) north-west of Beverley town centre and lies on the A164 road..The church dedicated to St Catherine was designated in 68 by English Heritage as a Grade I listed building....
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guinea_Pig_Club
http://lists101.his.com/pipermail/in...ry/006060.html
http://www.davidicke.com/forum/showp...5&postcount=32If you think we're going to gamble on Herr Hitler's guarantees, you're making a grave mistake.. All those years in England seems to have left you none the wiser...http://www.davidicke.com/forum/showp...&postcount=123
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