BBC News - Witness recalls Nazi Rudolf Hess landing in Scotland Just reading this news, thread and it took me back to my early years in the Bn, Guarding No 7. As we were told not to use his name, Men in Long raincoats and trilby hats, The Dark Prince was a young maj in slime. Checkpoint Charlie was the place to be seen. It was a great posting for a young lad, and had all the makings for the best spy novels. Meeting david bowie in Joes beer house was bizarre Happy days .