At the age of 9-yrs, indeed earlier, I was already obliged, via my Father, to 'keep schtum' under Britain's Official Secrets Act. Whilst true, there's also a half-workable stand-up joke in there for somebody.
My 1971-3 'A-level' physics professor, Dr Beemish, with his ½"-thick bottle-glass specs, previously worked as your actual Rocket Scientist on our British 'Black Arrow' Rocket Program at Woomera, Australia.
Churchill to Roosevelt, 10 June 1944. (During visit with De-Gaulle in France).
"I had a jolly day on Monday on the beaches & inland [...]. We went and had a plug at the Hun from our destroyer ... but he did not honour us with a reply. How I wish You were Here". pp14, Ch 1.
— Sir Winston Churchill: 'The 2nd World War', Vol 6, published 1954.
Country music icon Johnny Cash was a Radio Operator & Morse Code Intercept Operator for the US Air Force Security Service (USAFSS) while stationed in Germany in the early 1950s.
Before he was the "Man in Black," Airman Cash was the Man in Blue--Air Force Blue.
He had a "musical ear", meaning that he learnt Morse Code easily. He formed his first band while in the Air Force, called the Landsberg Barbarians. Johnny didn't have a first name until he joined the USAF: -
His birth certificate read, "J. R. Cash" as his folks couldn't agree on a name. — Hence 'a boy named Sue', I guess?
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'Canada' & 'Mexico' were names assigned by the SS to areas of the death camps at Auschwitz-Birkenau. 'Mexico' was for new inmates whilst 'Canada' was for the dead and their belongings.
Source: Rudolf Vrba, one of 2 Jews to escape from Auschwitz & as featured in Jeremy Isaac's 1973 'The World at War' TV series.