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

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

The exciting story of the ingenious British ruse that distracted the Nazis from the Allied Sicilian invasion.Although the invasion finally took place July 10, 1943, allowing the Allied forces an initial foothold into the German "Fortress Europe," the trick that kept the Nazis from fortifying Sicily took place months before. The dead body of a British major, "William Martin," had been hauled in on ... Read full review

Review: Operation Mincemeat: How a Dead Man and a Bizarre Plan Fooled the Nazis and Assured an Allied Victory

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com

Ben Macintyre's AGENT ZIGZAG was hailed as "rollicking, spellbinding" (New York Times), "wildly improbable but entirely true" (Entertainment Weekly), and, quite simply, "the best book ever written" (Boston Globe). In his new book, OPERATION MINCEMEAT, he tells an extraordinary story that will delight his legions of fans. In 1943, from a windowless basement office in London, two brilliant ... Read full review


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