No. 118 (essentialsaltes) wrote,
No. 118

Remember that time in WWI when...

German agents conspired with Irish nationalists and Indian nationalists to run guns to India? Via San Francisco?

But the plot was uncovered, and the conspirators were put on trial, at the end of which the chief conspirator was shot to death by another defendant in the courtroom?

Me neither.

[Yes, another nugget from the Secret History of MI6]
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