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Wing Commander Leonard Ratcliffe joined the RAF at the outbreak of the Second World War. He flew 60+ missions with RAF 161 ‘special duties’ Squadron. He went to Norway, Poland, Holland and France to drop or land many SOE and SIS agents while also bringing out resistants and evaders. Len also spent a short period coordinating daily Allied intelligence reports for Churchill and British ‘top brass’. You may have seen him on the big screen because Len plays himself in the film,“Now It Can Be Told”.

Leonard Ratcliff

Wing Commander Leonard Ratcliffe flew 60+ missions with RAF 161 ‘special duties’ Squadron. He drop or land SOE and SIS agents while also bringing out resistants and evaders.

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