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Operation Mincemeat - The True Spy Story that Changed the Course of WWII written by Ben Macintyre performed by John Lee on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Operation Mincemeat - The True Spy Story that Changed the Course of WWII written by Ben Macintyre performed by John Lee on Audio CD (Unabridged)£39.99

One April morning in 1943, a sardine fisherman spotted the corpse of a British soldier floating in the sea off the coast of Spain and set in train a course of events that would change the course of the Second World War. Operation Mincemeat was the most successful wartime deception ever attempted, and...

Double Cross - The True Story of the D-Day Spies written by Ben Macintyre performed by John Lee on CD (Unabridged)

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ISBN:  9781407934778 - 9780307990433
Genre - Main:  Non-Fiction
Genre - Specific:  War
Duration:  880 mins
Length:  Unabridged
Author:  Ben Macintyre
Narrator 1:  John Lee
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D-Day, 6 June 1944 was a victory of arms. But it was also a triumph for a different kind of operation: one of deceit, aimed at convincing the Nazis that Calais and Norway, not Normandy, were the targets of the invasion force. The deception involved every branch of Allied wartime intelligence. But at its heart was the "Double Cross System", a team of double agents controlled by the secret Twenty Committee.

The key D-Day spies were just five in number, and one of the oddest military units ever assembled: a Peruvian playgirl, a Polish fighter pilot, a Serbian seducer, a wildly imaginative Spaniard, and a hysterical Frenchwoman. Their enterprise was saved from catastrophe by a shadowy sixth spy.

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