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Old 08 Oct 17, 15:09
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Amazing but true !!!

This is so amazing that I am dumbfounded that it hasn't been brought to light before. Those stories about Hitler being a runner and gassed may have been just a cover for what he was really up to...

Hitler had infiltrated the RAF during WW1 !

Don't believe me? See for yourself...

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I have no doubt that his him and an officer at that.
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I have no doubt that his him and an officer at that.
Not only that but he is wearing an observer's wing. What is an observer doing in a scout squadron? How did the RAF miss all those clues ???
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Could that have been a Canadian
sqd? Or maybe he passed himself off as a South African or some such. There got to be a logical answer. Don't there?
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Not only that but he is wearing an observer's wing. What is an observer doing in a scout squadron? How did the RAF miss all those clues ???
Quite possibly the adjutant or the intelligence officer. The amazing thing is that during a good part of WW1 Hitler had a handlebar mustache and only shaved it as his gas mask didn't seal.

You've really uncovered Charley Chaplin's secret career.
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Something else of interest you should know about (Hitler Lookee Likee') Lt. William Maurice Chownes' No1 Squadron

https://greatwarlondon.wordpress.com...er-pilot-1918/

A remarkable and brave man. Read the forum replys below the article too!

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Something else of interest you should know about (Hitler Lookee Likee') Lt. William Maurice Chownes' No1 Squadron

https://greatwarlondon.wordpress.com...er-pilot-1918/

A remarkable and brave man. Read the forum replys below the article too!

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Yes see my entry under Robert Robinson. Ohara was a talented painter and post WW1 worked producing high quality trays decorated in the Japanese style for a serviceman's charity. One of these is in the Royal Collection
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O'hara (Ohara) can be seen in the main picture above, standing on the other side of the second SE5 (B8254) by the cockpit area.

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I see Mr. Spock's there too, directly above Hitler..
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I see Mr. Spock's there too, directly above Hitler..
You're right POS, didn't notice that before, good catch.

He probably had to wear his flying cap around the base all the time with the flaps down in order to hide his pointy ears.
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O'hara (Ohara) can be seen in the main picture above, standing on the other side of the second SE5 (B8254) by the cockpit area.

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I'm a bit confused, the article says he qualified as a pilot in 1917. I think I know which one you identified as Ohara but he looks to be wearing groundcrew coveralls. Also it seems all the other pilots are grouped together in the front rows.

Are you sure that's him? (serious question this time)
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