At 06:00 GMT on the 9th May the UK declared war on the United States. At 06:01 the UK had surrendered, but under special conditions.
While Tony Blair slept the top civil servants on duty at night in the British Foreign Office discussed the situation in Iraq. In particular the photographs of sexual abuse.
Complaints were made about the increasing cost of attending Madame Stern's dungeon in Shepherd's Market, the discreet red light district near Oxford Street in London.
Yes it appears that Americans have yet again overtaken the British in what used to be a UK - erm - dominated market.
A telegram was therefore sent to Mr Donald Rumsfeld who said. "Yes they've got oil - let's invade."
He immediately accepted the second telegram of surrender and accepted the special terms - that the appropriately named Specialist Lynndie England would be sent over to interview a list of top civil servants.
Prime Minster Tony Blair was woken at 5:30 GMT and told that he was no longer Prime Minister, but now Governor Blair. His first act being where to put the US stars on the UK's 'Union Jack' flag.