Appendix C:

Supply

 

The supply system outlined in Chapter IV of the text deserves more detailed consideration than it is possible to give it, for the bulk of the evidence needed to assess it has disappeared. The greater part of F's wireless traffic with France was devoted to minutiae of supply; that is, the detailing of dropping zones and interminable specifications about what was to go to them and when. An officer much concerned with all this at the Baker Street end cherished for many years the memory that agents often seemed to ask for very queer objects to be dropped to them; yet in principle whatever they asked for was sent, on the one condition that it could be got onto an aircraft and off again. But practically all these multifarious details ...

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