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THE BIRTH OF AN IDEA

body (and no one knew whether we could), our field of choice would indeed be limited if it had to be that of someone who had died through falling from a height! No; this was one of George's failures, and we quickly turned back to our report: was it genuine or not? But some months later George's wild idea produced results.

By the summer of 1942 our little committee was in the midst of its first big job. "Operation Torch," the invasion of North Africa, was being mounted, and the experience that we had gained in trying to guard the security of small-scale operations, involving relatively few units, was receiving its first full test.
In spite of all that could be done in the way of security, it was obviously impossible to prevent the enemy knowing that something was brewing. In the first place, it was apparent to everyone that the Allies would not just sit back indefinitely: there must be an invasion somewhere. Secondly, there could be no restriction on foreign diplomats: they moved around the country and they met and spoke to people, not only people in the know, but also some of the thousands who were bound to see the congregation of ships or of troops before they left this country; and whatever view had to be taken officially, none of us had any illusions as to the neutrality of a number of the diplomats. Besides, even a pro-British diplomat had a job to do: he had to report to his government what was going on over here, and once the report got to his country there could be no doubt that there would be at least one official or minister

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