reply to post by SPM.45
Oh! dearie me SPM45 I think you have just been hung by your own Petard as the saying goes and if I ever had the tiniest thought of we two joining
forces not to prove why I am wrong, but that I COULD be right and in fact AM right! Such a propostiton is now preposterous to say the least.
You now triumphantly put a great deal of emphasis on telling me and all the world at large that the International Red Cross visited Lamsdorf and
confimed that old Doug was indeed in solitary confinement...YES! of course he was on the day they vistited and saw him but whar about the other 9
nines days he was alleged to have been confined? Come on old chap I thought you had more powers of reasoning than that, but it just proves to everyone
who read these exchanges that all you have to rely on are "official" reports and accounts of the history of Douglas Bader according to what you want
to believe and not what are the facts!
What you are now saying is that.the International Red Cross had someone stay and observe Bader for his whole alleged 10 days in the cooler!! Get real
my boy and also ask yourself why the IRC did not question the Germans at Lamsdorf about what the Hell was an officer doing being held in an "other
ranks" prison camp?
Just spend more time listening to what I, as a participant have to say and not what others have written with no real experience on the actual
Here is another morsel from part one of the NANA articled by Bader just for the benefit of members of this website and poor old APM45 who needs to
take a grip on himself and look at facts and not fiction.
Wanted to Operate
When the artificial leg came off in the plane, I had badly bruised my own bit of leg, which had in a very limited area produce a large swelling like a
tennis ball. The German doctor seemed to want to operate on me.
The last thing I wanted was anybody, particularly a German doctor, playing around with what was left of my legs, since they had been extremely well
amputated in the beginning. The thought of this fellow leaving a scar which probably would cause endless trouble in the future loomed largely in my
I suppose I was not exactly normal, because I demanded a letter form and wrote to my wife, asking her to arrange to have me repatriated quickly, since
I feared for my legs, or what remained of them.
In my complete ignorance I imagined that my letter would take about three or four days to get home instead of the odd month or two, as, in fact was
End of Exract
Sorry mate but it's back to the Frog spitfire kits for you once more!
You must not stop taking the tablets.
edit on 30/3/12 by RNmedic1942 because: (no reason given)