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Bodyguard of lies

Author: Anthony Cave Brown
Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : The Lyons Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Cave Brown
ISBN: 1585746924 9781585746927 9781599213835 1599213834
OCLC Number: 51812143
Notes: Subtitle from cover.
Originally published: Harper & Row, 1975.
Description: x, 947 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The origins of special means, 1938-1942 : Ultra ; Coventry ; Special means operational ; The search for a strategy ; Alam Halfa ; El Alamein --
The Roots of Conspiracy, 1934-1943 : Canaris ; The Schwarze Kapelle ; Friend or foe ; The plot begins ; The outbreak of war ; Conspiracy at the Vatican ; The Venlo incident ; "Adroit intrigue" ; Canaris at work ; The assassination of Heydrich ; Operation Flash --
High strategy and low tactics, 1943 : Casablanca ; The Battle of the Atlantic ; The LCS and Plan Jael ; Mincemeat ; Quebec ; The Schwarze Kapelle, 1943 ; Starkey ; Prosper ; The intelligence attack ; Teheran ; Cicero --
Cover and Deception, January to June 1944 ; Eisenhower, supreme commander ; The German supreme command ; Bodyguard ; The Balkans ; Fortitude North ; Fortitude South ; Nuremberg ; Aerial stratagems ; Security ; The wireless game ; The French labyrinth ; Canaris's last throw ; Vendetta ; The eve of D-Day --
Normandy to nemesis, June 6 to August 20, 1944 ; D-Day ; The deceptions of D-Day ; Sword and stratagem ; The French revolt ; Rommel ; The V1 ; Goodwood ; July 20, 1944 ; The breakout ; Gotterdammerung.
Responsibility: Anthony Cave Brown.
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"Fascinating and awesomely detailed account of wartime deception. There is enough material here for twenty espionage novels."--The New York Times Book Review

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