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The result was: promoted by Allen3talk 18:34, 7 September 2013 (UTC)
... that John Worsley helped another British officer escape their POW camp by making a dummy to replace him at roll call, with blinking ping-pong ball eyes powered by a pendulum made from a sardine tin?
Size and date are fine. Properly sourced, including the hook facts. No copyvio detected. Not a self-nom, so no QPQ required. Hook is 198 characters, and I find it to be very interesting. MANdARAX•XAЯAbИAM 01:08, 7 September 2013 (UTC)