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Real Life Technology Innovations That Did Wonders

Posted by Drew Hendricks on October 29th, 2012 at 5:03 pm

Have you ever imagined tiny compasses in artificial gold teeth or maps within playing cards or cameras hidden in cigarette lighters? Don’t think that these are just TV ‘dummy’ gadgets as these are real life gadgets showcased in a 1942 book to help real life Bonds escape from the opponent’s trap.
Most of the inventions in book were creation of Christopher Hutton, an employee at MI9 government agency. The other gadgets listed in the book were cigar boxes with in built radio and silk maps. These manuals were printed and distributed to US intelligence officers as they were far behind British intelligence in espionage design.
London printing company’s dummy version guide with 76 pages is now on auction for its buyers.
A rare book of World War II has been discovered recently that documents the smart equipment by British intelligence system to let war prisoners get out of them.
This 1942 classified document lists out the secret intelligence designs for the James Bond style equipment that includes coat buttons and gold teeth that hide  tiny compasses inside them.
Most of these were brainchild of Hutton, who worked on the M19 government agency. Some of these instruction documents (less than 100) were distributed among US intelligence... Read more