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British Intelligence in the Second World War: Volume 5 - Strategic Deception

Howard, Michael

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ISBN 10: 0116309547 / ISBN 13: 9780116309549
Published by HMSO, London, 1990
Used Condition: Near Fine Cloth
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271pp/maps. Deals with The Strategic Deception Operations, Operation Mincemeat which preceded The Invasion Of Sicily, The Normandy Invasion Deceptions in the Pas de Calais And The Activties Of The Double Agent GARBO. Clean. Bookseller Inventory # 009916

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Title: British Intelligence in the Second World War...

Publisher: HMSO, London

Publication Date: 1990

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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This readable account thoroughly examines the role played by British intelligence in allied strategy and operations in World War II. The overriding theme throughout is the influence of intelligence on the decisions made by political leaders and military commanders.

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"Anyone who likes a good spy story but has doubts about the value of historians rummaging around in archives should look at the magisterial five-volume official history 'British Intelligence in the Second World War' produced by a team of scholars under the distinguished historian Harry Hinsley. Of particular interest is Michael Howard's slim but brilliant final volume, dealing with strategic deception." New York Times Book Review

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