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MAJOR MARTIN, ROYAL MARINES

nevertheless, we decided that, in view of the distance between Huelva and Gibraltar, we could accept even the increased risk due to his being a Royal Marine. We decided also that we could accept the difficulty of providing a suitable photograph, but in this case we had not appreciated how great the difficulty was.
First, we tried the expedient of taking photographs, of the appropriate type, of the corpse; that was a complete failure. It is a common criticism of photographs taken of living people for the subject to say, "Oh, it makes me look as if I were dead!" Such criticism may or may not be justified, but I defy anyone to take a photograph of someone who is dead and to make it look as if he could conceivably be alive: it is impossible to describe how utterly and hopelessly dead any photograph of the body looked.
So a feverish search took place for a"double" of the corpse-or even someone who resembled him sufficiently for a poor photo to give a reasonable appearance of what the owner of the body must have looked like in life. It was an odd thing, but although we had not thought that our young man had had an appearance which would have singled him out in a crowd, we could not find the man we wanted. All of us walked about for days staring rudely at anyone with whom we came in contact and who might, on some excuse, be persuaded to sit for his photo; eventually I decided to ask a young naval officer working in N.LD.(1) to put on a battle-dress blouse and let us photograph him

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