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Bodyguard of lies

Author: Anthony Cave Brown
Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : The Lyons Press, ©2002.
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Title: Bodyguard of lies /
Database Name: WorldCat
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Cave Brown
ISBN: 1585746924; 9781585746927; 9781599213835; 1599213834
Notes: Subtitle from cover.
Originally published: Harper & Row, 1975.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 894-904) and index.
Content: 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.
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.
Year: ©2002.
Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : The Lyons Press,
Class Descriptors: LC Class No.: D810.S7; Dewey No.: 940.54/85
OCLC No.: 51812143
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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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