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Author Macintyre, Ben, 1963-

Title Operation Mincemeat [Axis 360 electronic resource] : how a dead man and a bizarre plan fooled the Nazis and assured an allied victory / Ben Macintyre.

Edition Unabridged.
Imprint New York : Harmony Books, c2010.
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Description 1 online resource (1 sound file)
Note Electronic audio file.
Performer Read by John Lee.
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.
Subject Montagu, Ewen, 1901-1985.
Great Britain. Royal Navy -- History -- World War, 1939-1945.
Operation Mincemeat. -- Sound recordings.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- Great Britain. -- Sound recordings.
Deception -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century. -- Sound recordings.
Deception -- Spain -- Atlantic Coast -- History -- 20th century. -- Sound recordings.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Spain -- Atlantic Coast. -- Sound recordings.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy -- Sicily. -- Sound recordings.
Sicily (Italy) -- History, Military -- 20th century.
Atlantic Coast (Spain) -- History, Military -- 20th century.
Genre Electronic audio books.
Added Author Baker & Taylor Axis 360
ISBN 9780307735720 (electronic audio bk.)
0307735729 (electronic audio bk.)
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