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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, (electronic resource)

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

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
Genre
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
Summary
Chronicles World War II's pivotal deception by two British naval officers who successfully fed false intelligence to the Nazis about where Allied forces were planning an attack in southern Europe
Pace
Writing style
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2010
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
348465
Cataloging source
DMM
Dewey number
940.54/8641
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plans
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
how a dead man and a bizarre plan fooled the Nazis and assured an Allied victory
Label
Operation Mincemeat : how a dead man and a bizarre plan fooled the Nazis and assured an allied victory, Ben Macintyre, (electronic resource)
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=9754EABF-5CD9-4F48-9DEB-1C0F2210D9E8
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based on print version record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
The sardine spotter -- Corkscrew minds -- Room 13 -- Target Sicily -- The man who was -- A novel approach -- Pam -- The butterfly collector -- My dear Alex -- Table-tennis traitor -- Gold prospector -- The spy who baked cakes -- Mincement sets sail -- Bill's farewell -- Dulce et decorum -- Spanish trails -- Kühlenthal's coup -- Mincemeat digested -- Hitler loses sleep -- Seraph and Huskey -- A nice cup of tea -- Hook, line, and sinker -- Mincement revealed -- Aftermath
Control code
ocn642828531
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
1 online resource (x, 400 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307453297
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Adobe EPUB)
Other physical details
ill., plans.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
9754EABF-5CD9-4F48-9DEB-1C0F2210D9E8
System control number
(OCoLC)642828531
Label
Operation Mincemeat : how a dead man and a bizarre plan fooled the Nazis and assured an allied victory, Ben Macintyre, (electronic resource)
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=9754EABF-5CD9-4F48-9DEB-1C0F2210D9E8
Publication
Note
Description based on print version record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
The sardine spotter -- Corkscrew minds -- Room 13 -- Target Sicily -- The man who was -- A novel approach -- Pam -- The butterfly collector -- My dear Alex -- Table-tennis traitor -- Gold prospector -- The spy who baked cakes -- Mincement sets sail -- Bill's farewell -- Dulce et decorum -- Spanish trails -- Kühlenthal's coup -- Mincemeat digested -- Hitler loses sleep -- Seraph and Huskey -- A nice cup of tea -- Hook, line, and sinker -- Mincement revealed -- Aftermath
Control code
ocn642828531
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
1 online resource (x, 400 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307453297
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Adobe EPUB)
Other physical details
ill., plans.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
9754EABF-5CD9-4F48-9DEB-1C0F2210D9E8
System control number
(OCoLC)642828531

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