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William Charles Frederick Grover-Williams, sometimes known under his pseudonym "W Williams" (born William Charles Frederick Grover, 16 January 1903 in Montrouge, Hauts-de-Seine, Île-de-France, France – died 18 March 1945 in Sachsenhausen concentration camp, Oranienburg, Oberhavel, Brandenburg, Nazi Germany) was a Grand Prix motor racing driver and later a special agent who worked for the Special Operations Executive inside France. He is known for winning the first Monaco Grand Prix in 1929.

He took part in four European Championship races between 1931–36.

He was executed by Nazis at Sachsenhausen concentration camp, Germany on March 18, 1945.

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