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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

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Operation Mincemeat : how a dead man and a bizarre plan fooled the Nazis and assured an allied victory
Title
Operation Mincemeat
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how a dead man and a bizarre plan fooled the Nazis and assured an allied victory
Statement of responsibility
Ben Macintyre
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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
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Writing style
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2010
Biography type
contains biographical information
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348465
Cataloging source
DLC
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1963-
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Macintyre, Ben
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plans
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Montagu, Ewen
  • Great Britain
  • Operation Mincemeat
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Deception
  • Deception
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Sicily (Italy)
  • Atlantic Coast (Spain)
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how a dead man and a bizarre plan fooled the Nazis and assured an Allied victory
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Operation Mincemeat : how a dead man and a bizarre plan fooled the Nazis and assured an allied victory, Ben Macintyre
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Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [385]-387) and index
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volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
789704
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
x, 400 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780307453273
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009047562
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, plans
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780307453273
  • (OCoLC)449845345
Label
Operation Mincemeat : how a dead man and a bizarre plan fooled the Nazis and assured an allied victory, Ben Macintyre
Link
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [385]-387) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
789704
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
x, 400 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780307453273
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009047562
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, plans
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780307453273
  • (OCoLC)449845345

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