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Double Cross: The True Story of the D-Day Spies

Double Cross: The True Story of the D-Day Spies

Author: Ben Macintyre
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D-Day, 6 June 1944, the turning point of the Second World War, was a victory of arms. But it was also a triumph for a different kind of operation: one of deceit...At the heart of the deception was the 'Double Cross System', a team of double agents whose bravery, treachery, greed and inspiration succeeded in convincing the Nazis that Calais and Norway, not Normandy, were the targets of the 150,000-strong Allied invasion force. These were not conventional warriors, but their masterpiece of deceit saved thousands of lives. Their codenames were Bronx, Brutus, Treasure, Tricycle and Garbo. This is their story.
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From the Number One bestselling author of Agent Zigzag and Operation Mincemeat, comes a new true story of Second World War deception
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Ben Macintyre is a columnist and Associate Editor on The Times. He has worked as the newspaper's correspondent in New York, Paris and Washington. He is the author of eight previous books including Agent Zigzag, shortlisted for the Costa Biography Award and the Galaxy British Book Award for Biography of the Year 2008, and the no. 1 bestseller Operation Mincemeat. He lives in North London with his wife and three children.
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General Fields

  • : 9781408885413
  • : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • : September 2016
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 448
  • : Ben Macintyre
  • : Paperback
  • : 940.5421421