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SECRET AND PERSONAL
14th September 1942
Dear [G.M. Garro Jones]
I attach the notes I promised concerning B.N. Wallis and his invention.
In my whole experience of aeronautical engineers and inventors, I have never come across one whom I consider more able, and it seems a pity that such a man whose brain is probably worth four or five thousand a year, should be baulked so consistently by a Civil Service mind, whose maximum value is probably six hundred per annum.
Excuse me for speaking rather plainly.
[Wing Commander F.W. Winterbotham]
G.M. Garro Jones, Esq.,
Ministry of Production,
Great George Street,