by Diana Filer
- The equivalent of a group captain is a captain in the navy, and a colonel in the army.
- Benares is now better known as Varanasi.
- A blue ribbon on the lapel signifies child abuse awareness and prevention, and in Canada it is worn for our National Non-Smoking Week.
- Max Aitken., born in Maple, Ontario, became the multimillionaire British press baron Lord Beaverbrook as a result of his political work in the UK in the early 20th century.
- Wet work means covert assassination.