The recent death of actor Christopher Plummer has renewed interest in the fifty-six-year-old movie, The Sound of Music. Since it is more than fifty years old, it qualifies as historical fiction. I thought I would share my connection to the movie and the real Trapp Family.
Tales of WW2… How a homeless vagrant corpse contributed to the British war effort In 1939, British intelligence wrote a memo popularly known as “the Trout memo”, about how to deceive the enemy. It said in part: “The memo reads, … Continued