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what a story.
Can we turn this into an 'interesting obituaries' thread/have one made? They're usually great and nobody pays any attention to them. Love reading about people's lives.
obviously the reason for their existence is sad. But the writers doing them are usually some of the best in teh industry. When I was training to write obits my tutor always said there should be something in there tht made you smile, and something in there that you didn't know beforehand. It's a really hard skill to master but it is excellent to read when it is nailed on, like Mr Lomax's.
His life was like the most ridiculous war film - stealing Nazi uniforms blowing up power stations then escaping on motorbikes.
Then at the end of the war his friend in the French Resistance was wrongly arrested for being a collaborator so he broke him out of prison
This guy sounds like a dude http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/military-obituaries/special-forces-obituaries/9258278/Gunnar-Sonsteby.html
Fascinating. I hope the film being made is as good as he deserves.
And yes I am available to do voice-overs for movie trailers.
This is just, well it's just incredible.