Knitting Spies

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Knitting Spies - KNITTING SPIES LONDON. (INS) Parcels may not be...
KNITTING SPIES LONDON. (INS) Parcels may not be sent to censorable countries by private persons. They must be sent by the makers of the contents and must never leave the shop until they are mailed. Reason given for this is that enemy agents used hand-knitted garments to convey, via neutral countries, vital military and naval intelligence by means of cunningly worked codes knitted into the material during the last war.

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  1. Bradford Evening Star and The Bradford Daily Record,
  2. 09 Jan 1940, Tue,
  3. Page 12

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