Prologue – Gibraltar, April 1940 ‘Frightened?’ Harry looked across at his superior officer in surprise. He couldn’t imagine Engineer Commander Arthur Baines being frightened of anything. The older man stopped in the darkness of the road, reaching into his pocket for a pouch of tobacco. ‘Poor choice of word, perhaps,’ he said, as he packed […]
The human mind prefers to be spoonfed with the thoughts of others, but deprived of such nourishment it will, reluctantly, begin to think for itself – and such thinking, remember, is original thinking and may have valuable results.