October 13, 2014

Sydney Wigginton

An interesting article on senior air liaison officer Sydney Wigginton OBE, who was killed in a plane crash in September 1945, just a week before he was due to return home. 

Link: http://bit.ly/sydneywigginton

October 07, 2014

Irish agents memorial

The Irish College in Paris unveiled a memorial to 50 Irish resisters yesterday, which commemorates wireless operator Paddy O'Sullivan, who served with Percy Mayer's Fireman network in the Limoges area; and playwright Samuel Beckett, who worked for the Gloria SMH intelligence network, which had links to SOE's F Section.

Irish Times article: bit.ly/irishagentsparis