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By Mihir Bose

Silver used to be the codename for the single quintuple undercover agent of the second one international battle, spying for the Italians, Germans, jap, Soviets and the British. The Germans presented him the Iron go, Germany s maximum army ornament, and paid him 2.5 million in this present day s funds. actually Silver deceived the Nazis on behalf of the Soviets and the British. In 1942 the Russians determined to percentage Silver with the British, the single time through the conflict that the Soviets agreed to such an association. This introduced him lower than the keep an eye on of Peter Fleming who acted as his secret agent grasp. Germans additionally gave Silver a transmitter which broadcast deceptive army info on to Abwehr headquarters in Berlin. Silver used to be one of the codenames for a guy whose genuine identify used to be Bhagat Ram Talwar, a Hindu Pathan from the North West Frontier province of then British India. among 1941 and 1945 Silver made twelve journeys from Peshawar to Kabul to provide fake info to the Germans, constantly making the near-200-mile trip taking walks over mountain passes and adversarial tribal territory.Once while an Afghan approximately rumbled him, he invited him to a curry meal within which he had combined lethal tiger s whiskers killing the Afghan. "

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