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Not even the best part of the story.
Told the Nazis that a Communist Welsh submariner was spying for him, that he had to romance a secretary working for MI5 (the Germans paid for the date and to shovel the snow from the secretary’s sidewalk).
Called “The man who saved D-Day” because he sent a one line, personal telegram to Hitler saying basically “Nah man, Normandy’s not where its at.” Hitler called off troop reinforcement.
Is the only known spy to receive the highest medal of valor, from BOTH sides. The Nazis awarded him the Iron Cross, the British a similar award.
After the war, the Nazis realized they’d been screwed over and were out to get him, so he faked his death while on a safari in Africa. For years, everyone, including the British, thought he was dead.
30 years later, a journalist tracked him down to Argentina, where he had been living a quiet, middle class life as a bookshop owner and father of two.
He returned to Normandy for the anniversary of D-Day, where he broke down crying as hundreds of veterans solemnly saluted him.