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A French aviator, Henri A. E. Dericourt, was regarded as the best of the aircraft
handlers, and the most important, for he controlled all clandestine air traffic into
and from the Paris region.  In 1939-4o Dericourt served in the French air force
The reason for that journey, Foot was to state, was that Dericourt was "to receive
a reprimand" for having "endangered a Lysander through an ill-placed flarepath"
sometime earlier. We may regard this as a cover story for his actual purpose in ...
[5o] But if this explains why Prosper became a pawn — he was in the position of
the battalion commander who finds that he has been sacrificed to enable an army
to gain its objectives — it does not explain why Dericourt was used by Dansey.
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"C": the secret life of Sir Stewart Graham Menzies, spymaster to Winston ChurchillUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
The subject of this monumental biography was head of the British Secret Service, SIS, during World War II and until 1952. Many of his agency's triumphs against the Third Reich are described and ... Read full review
CHAPTER One The Golden Lads 189o1915
JACK AND SUSANNAH
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