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    My Secret Behind Enemy Lines Intelligence Gathering failed

    Sorry guys..I failed you all, on a mission SO SECRET that none of you (or even I myself) knew I was on such a mission.

    Actually....Rias had to go to Euston for something, and I tagged along, went wandering in London, and tried to infiltrate the National Library.

    I stumbled at the first obstacle

    The truth IS, that I went to see if the biggest Library in England had some nice WW2 plane books. I'm sure they do. But you cant see 'em.

    I interogated the Reception staff, who looked at me with a quizzical stare. First I must apply for a reading perimit. I must offer the regualtion 2 forms of ID (had those) and a Bibliography of all the books and tomes that I had already studied, and where they were, and what other places I had visited (such as Libraries and University Libraries) in recent times....last 5 years is satisfactory.

    THEN I can apply for an interview with the Library Staff who will decide of the information that I seek is available AND if I have tried hard enough on all other avenues of research.

    Zakky looked gutted. I'm not 100% sure that wearing a big red cross on each shoulder and wearing full VVS uniform was the way forward, BUT I was very polite and at no point threatened her with the knout

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    W T F!

    that sounds like a challenge

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    Waahhh?

    .. and to think that taxpayer's money goes into maintaining stuff like that..
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    These are books were talking about.. right? Perhaps they have a cd rom version!

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    LOL Nice try mate

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    Lemme at em, my blagging skills are un-beaten Blagged 12 sausage rolls and a kit kat from sainsburys earlier for 90p as everyone was hungry when we left the pub if i can do that im sure i can get into a library

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    you'll need to be good....

    being a stoodent would help I think.

    Me rolling up in a Yak was probably less than subtle

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    I think what might have actually scuppered your chances was landing it on the roof.. might have been good if you hadn't nosed it over and set light to the rafters..
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    THe imperial war museum near Lambeth have a reading room aswell.... you can phone up and request to see particular literature... or any literature relating to a particular subject/squadron etc etc.. they will book you a time and date and prepare stuff for you.


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    I have a pass for national libraries

    A relic from my student/research days
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    mgho..thats a valued commodity

    Hat..I didnt know that...in fact I never even thought of it.

    What a cool day out that would be

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zak33
    mgho..thats a valued commodity

    Hat..I didnt know that...in fact I never even thought of it.

    What a cool day out that would be

    Well lets do it then Request one or two books we couldnt get to see anywhere else then mooch off up there.

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    what a plan

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    Id like to see Red Star Black Cross and eastern front combat report type lit be good to do it in autumn when the outdoor places to visit have shut up....How about a day out to the IWM? With a few hours booked in Lit room? Or shall we try for a reading day?

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    lol, as long as they supply a cup of tea, a packet of Hob-nobs and there's an ashtray, I'll be up for that!
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    me too.....War Museum sounds good

    Where's Skii.....he'd be up for that too I think

    Quote Originally Posted by Advice Trinity by Knoxville
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