Deathly Deception : The Real Story of Operation Mincemeat
By: Smyth, Denis.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Oxford : OUP Oxford, 2010Description: 1 online resource (390 p.).ISBN: 9780191576171.Subject(s): Deception --Great Britain --History --20th century | Deception --Spain --Atlantic Coast --History --20th century | Great Britain. --Royal Navy --History --World War, 1939-1945 | Montagu, Ewen, --1901-1985 | Operation Mincemeat | World War, 1939-1945 --Campaigns --Italy --Sicily | World War, 1939-1945 --Secret service --Great Britain | World War, 1939-1945 --Spain --Atlantic CoastGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Deathly Deception : The Real Story of Operation MincemeatDDC classification: 940.54/8641 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Contents; List of Plates; List of Abbreviations; Prologue; 1. Accidental Conception; 2. Medical Consultation; 3. Grand Stratagem; 4. A Sea of Troubles; 5. Loud and Clear; 6. Tailor-Made; 7. Brief Encounter; 8. Travel Arrangements; 9. Mincemeat Digested; 10. Mincemeat Dissected; Epilogue; Appendix; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Deathly Deception tells the true story of the classic World War Two intelligence plan to pass misleading strategic information to Hitler and his Generals that was immortalized in the 1956 Hollywood film The Man Who Never Was. Drawing on a wealth of recently available documentation, Denis Smyth shows how British deceptioneers solved a multitude of medical, technical, and logistical problems to implement their deceptive design. The aim of their covert plan was to persuade the German High Command that the Allies were going to attack Greece, rather than Sicily in the summer of 1943. To achieve thi
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