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The Resource Operation Mincemeat : how a dead man and a bizarre plan fooled the Nazis and assured an allied victory, Ben Macintyre

Operation Mincemeat : how a dead man and a bizarre plan fooled the Nazis and assured an allied victory, Ben Macintyre

Label
Operation Mincemeat : how a dead man and a bizarre plan fooled the Nazis and assured an allied victory
Title
Operation Mincemeat
Title remainder
how a dead man and a bizarre plan fooled the Nazis and assured an allied victory
Statement of responsibility
Ben Macintyre
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
From the acclaimed author of "Agent Zigzag" comes an extraordinary account of the most successful deception--and certainly the strangest--ever carried out in World War II, one that changed the prospects for an Allied victory. The purpose of the plan--code named Operation Mincemeat--was 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
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
940.54/8641
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plans
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D810.S7
LC item number
M246 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Operation Mincemeat : how a dead man and a bizarre plan fooled the Nazis and assured an allied victory, Ben Macintyre
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [339]-387) and index
Control code
ocn449845345
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
x, 400 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780307453273
Lccn
2009047562
Other physical details
ill., plans
System control number
(OCoLC)449845345
Label
Operation Mincemeat : how a dead man and a bizarre plan fooled the Nazis and assured an allied victory, Ben Macintyre
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [339]-387) and index
Control code
ocn449845345
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
x, 400 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780307453273
Lccn
2009047562
Other physical details
ill., plans
System control number
(OCoLC)449845345

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