This is the true story of the Little men and women who were actually there.
Sunday, 27 January 2013
....er this for a game of soldiers.
And so Heinrich Schmidt found himself in a small rubber dinghy a few hundred yards off the coast of Southern England.
As the U- boat slid beneath the waves he realised the naval intelligence of the tides was badly wrong.
Instead of being able to drift landwards with the tide, he found himself fighting a maelstrom of wind and tide, He steeled himself for the effort and prayed that his strength and energy would be sufficient to get himself safe to shore where he could adopt his true persona of Henry Smith, Traveller in Ladies Underwear.