Wade, Col G A

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(?   -?   ) UK soldier and author whose The Defence of Bloodford Village (1940 chap) is a training aid produced for the British Home Guard against a very Near Future German Invasion, with German parachutists descending on the eponymous village, which they occupy, creating a Hitler Wins situation at the heart of World War Two; the pamphlet gives advice on forming a resistance movement. It precedes and clearly prefigures a feature film expressing similar apprehensions, Went the Day Well? (1942) directed by Alberto Cavalcanti. [JC]

Colonel G A Wade, M C





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