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28S-WAW-127 is a '28Standard' 4Ground kit, as you would expect it has
loads of detail and pre-painted parts.

Georges and Thérèsa Gondrée settled in a small Café next to Bénouville
bridge after meeting at Cannes. Georges, was an ex-banker with Lloyds and due to
this was fluent in English, Thérèsa was from Alsace and could speak fluent
German. At the time of the invasion the Gondrées had three children and as
their dissatisfaction grew toward the German invaders they started to support
the resistance in Caen with information about the German Garrison.

In the run up to D-Day, the Gondrées provided a huge amount of information
to the British through Thérèsa being able to understand German conversations
as she never let the German's know she could speak their language. This
information became vital in Major Howard's planning for his Coup De Main
attack by his D-Company of the Ox and Bucks light infantry. The information was
critical and promptly provided, for example they enabled Major Howard to know
the exact location of the explosive triggers in a bunker near the bridge that
would blow up the bridge.

On the morning of the 6th of June 1944 the Gondrées were rudely awakened by
the sound of gunfire and explosions, Georges made his way to the window where he
was shot at by a British soldier mistaking him as a German Soldier. He then took
his family down to the cellar to await the outcome. Later that day he and
Thérèsa had been trying to discern the nationality of the soldiers and had
decided that they were not German. Not long afterward there was a knock at the
door and Georges

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