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Operation Mincemeat

How a Dead Man and a Bizarre Plan Fooled the Nazis and Assured an Allied Victory

Operation Mincemeat( )
Author: Macintyre, Ben
ISBN:978-0-307-45329-7
Publication Date:May 2010
Publisher:Crown/Archetype
Imprint:Broadway Books
Book Format:Ebook
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF A SPY AMONG FRIENDS In 1943, from a windowless basement office in London, two brilliant intelligence officers conceived a plan that was both simple and complicated-- Operation Mincemeat. The purpose? To deceive the Nazis into thinking that Allied forces were planning to attack southern Europe by way of Greece or Sardinia, rather than Sicily, as the Nazis had assumed, and the Allies ultimately chose....
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Macintyre, Ben (Author)
Ben Macintyre is writer-at-large and associate editor of the Times of London. He is the author of several books including Agent Zigzag, The Man Who Would Be King, The Englishman's Daughter, The Napoleon of Crime, Forgotten Fatherland, A Spy among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal, and The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War

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