From “The Pen is Mightier than the Sword” book…

On what pen does this seem to be based?

Secret weapons carried by WW2 spies including a garotte wire, dagger disguised as a badge and a poison key emerge after 70 years

James Bond-style tools concealed in everyday items were used by British agents to kill Nazis when threatened with capture

A LETHAL arsenal of James Bond-style weapons used by World War Two spies to wipe out Nazi guards has surfaced after 70 years.

Many of the killer tools are disguised as everyday items such as keys and pens – but conceal deadly weapons to be deployed in an act of bloody espionage.

Assassination pen dagger: What looks like an elegant fountain pen opens out to be a razor sharp blade used for stabbing the enemy
Assassination pen dagger: What looks like an elegant fountain pen opens out to be a razor sharp blade used for stabbing the enemy

…One of the tools was an ‘”assassination lapel spike” – a decorative steel pin to be worn on the lapel of a jacket.

When fully exposed it contains a slender 4ins long dagger with a razor-sharp barb.

It could have been used to overcome a Nazi guard or to slash the tyres of an enemy vehicle…

Secret weapons carried by WW2 spies including a garotte wire, dagger disguised as a badge and a poison key emerge after 70 years

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