Deathly Deception

Deathly Deception

The Real Story of Operation Mincemeat

Book - 2010
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In the pre-dawn darkness of April 30, 1943, the body of a Royal Marine Major washed ashore on the south-western coast of Spain, part of an incredible plot to mislead the German High Command about the Allies' impending Mediterranean invasion. What made this ruse unique--and macabre--was that the "Major" was actually a deceased Welsh laborer, who drifted lifelessly ashore carrying false documents indicating that the Allies were set to launch an attack on Greece, rather than Sicily.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010
ISBN: 9780199233984
0199233985
Call Number: 940.5486 Sm96d
Characteristics: xx, 367 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm

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