GREAT BRITAIN: Honor Before Love

Last September, 37-year-old Flight Lieut. John W. Driver took off in a Meteor jet trainer from his base in Gloucestershire and headed the two-seater for Germany on a ferry flight. Everything went wrong. In bad weather he got lost, overshot the zonal boundary. Twenty miles inside the Soviet area the plane developed engine trouble. When Driver crash-landed, the Reds grabbed him.

At the same time, Sapper (engineer) John Bennett, a 19-year-old recruit, guarding a military train traveling between Berlin and the British zone, was accidentally left behind after the train halted in Red territory. The Reds arrested him too.

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