Wales: World War I Secret Documents Found in Powys House Clearance

Posted by admin on Apr 10, 2013

Documents from a secret World War I propaganda unit have been published after they were saved from a skip during a house clearance in Powys. The 150 articles in support of the war were penned by agents of Military Intelligence 7b (MI7b) from 1916-18.

The government ordered the destruction of MI7b’s papers shortly after the war ended, but some were kept by Capt James Lloyd, who lived near Builth Wells. He is said to have worked for MI7b with Winnie the Pooh author AA Milne.

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