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Episode from the podcastOn the Record at The National Archives

Smugglers, Spies and Dragon Slayers

Released Thursday, 12th November 2020
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A British spy named Pearl jumps from a plane under cover of night. A Thai shopkeeper named Boonpong decides to risk everything for strangers from the other side of the world. A knight named George defies a Roman Emperor and kills a dragon. In this episode, we’re sharing three stories of individuals whose bravery and heroic deeds made a big impact on British history during times of war.
Documents from The National Archives used in this episode: 
C 66/234; E 42/479; E 101/496/17; E 315/91; HS 9/355/2, HS 9/356; WO 325/35; WO 361/1701
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