Now It Can Be Told

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Now It Can Be Told DVD cover.

Short Movie (1947)
Also known as : School for Danger

Captain Harry Rée (Captain Brown / "Felix")
Jacqueline Nearne (Miss Williams / "Cat")
Teddy Baird (Henri Pickard)

Docudrama showing the work of British agents with the French "resistance" during the war, acted by actual agents. Includes details of their training, tactics and sabotage activities.

Caquot Dirigible Derivative

Used as base for the first parajump.

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Armstrong Whitworth A.W.38 Whitley

Once the first jump done from a captive basis comes the first real jump from an aircraft.

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Short S.29 Stirling

In the background.

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Handley Page Halifax Mk V

On a line up facing the Stirlings, a row of Halifaxes.

Note the Dowty undercarriage.

Takeoff showing the lack of dorsal turret, a common fact on special operation Halifaxes.


Handley Page Halifax GR Mk V Series 1A

One of the few airframes fitted with a four bladed Rotol propeller and Merlin engines.


Haggis / Big Chief with an impressive score board.

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Without insurance Felix and Cat are really boarding the same aircraft, we see the squadron code NF worn by No. 138 Squadron RAF between August 1941 and March 1945.

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Westland Lysander

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Lockheed Hudson III


Closeup on the Wright R-1820 Cyclone engine.

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Squadron code MA of No. 161 (Special Duties) Squadron

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