Code in Letters Sent Home By British PoW in WWII To Help Allies Is Revealed After 70 Years

Posted by admin on May 18, 2013

The letters sent back home by Sub-Lieutenant John Pryor from a German prison camp seemed innocent enough. They often started with ‘My Dear Mummy & Daddy’ and talked about mundane things such as gardening and a ‘vegetable patch’.

But the British wartime letters actually contained hidden messages, which have only now been deciphered by academics. It is also the first time the captured serviceman’s family has been able to understand the secret messages.

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