This article on Britain’s WW2 “secret army” refers”. Click here.
“Build farm houses up on that hill. Bury your weapons and explosives. Get rid of your uniforms and insignia. No overt soldiering, saluting, parades etc. Mix with the locals. Act like civilians. Grow crops. Keep chickens. Romance the local women if needs be, but honour the regiment.
“And if we are conquered, you will be behind enemy lines. You will help destroy the invaders. They won’t suspect you.”
“Well, that’s the story that has been passed down to us. And tonight we dig up those weapons and explosives.
“A Subway has opened in the village. We will fulfil our destiny.”
This for Friday Fictioneers.