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Desmond Llewelyn | actor [Bond movies; such as Goldfinger] The outbreak of World War II in September 1939 halted his acting career, and Llewelyn was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the British army. In 1940, he was captured by the German army in France, and was held as a POW for five years.

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Mysteries of Colditz Castle revealed as escape records of Allies' daredevil PoWs go online for the first time

Famous PoW: Desmond Llewelyn resumed his acting career after five years in Colditz and achieved fame as Q in the James Bond films

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