Body may be exhúmed to solve WW2 spy puzzle of 'Man Who Never Was'
Irish Daily Mirror|December 29, 2021
How tragic Glyndwr fooled the Nazis
LOUIE SMITH

THE grave of a vagrant who changed the course of the Second World War could be exhumed to lay a 78-year mystery to rest.

Glyndwr Michael was a homeless man who died at the age of 34 after eating rat poison. His body was used in Operation Mincemeat, a plan that lured the German forces to Greece allowing the Allied invasion of Sicily.

Glyndwr’s body is believed to lie in a cemetery in Huelva, Spain, but for years rumours have circulated that the tomb is empty or contains the remains of another man.

Historian and writer Ben Macintyre believes Glyndwr's corpse should be exhumed to solve the mystery once and for all.

He said: “I would be delighted if the Spanish authorities agreed to an exhumation - not least because it would give Glyndwr Michael the recognition he deserves."

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