British RAF cipher officer served with Y Service in GB, c 1942. Served as liaison officer between RAF and Soviet Air Force personnel sent to GB to collect British aircraft, 1942-1945. Served as personal interpreter to British ambassador in Russia from 1946. British civilian child in GB, 1914-1919.
Submarines played a key role in operations throughout the Cold War. Commodore Frederic Thompson, kept himself and his crewmates entertained, by creating ‘radio’ programmes, which were then broadcast over the submarine’s internal speakers.