Sunday, 25 June 2017

Film planned on Gaelic-speaking soldiers who fooled the Nazis

The story of soldiers who spoke Gaelic to trick their Nazi captors is being made into a film
Private William Kemp, Corporal Sandy MacDonald and Lance Corporal James “Ginger” Wilson engineered their escape across wartorn Europe in June 1940 by fooling the Germans into thinking they were from Ukraine.-read more
The Lochaber trio, who served in the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, had weeks earlier seen their regiment surrender to Axis forces following five days of artillery bombardment.

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