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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 e-book)

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

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
Author
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
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DMM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Macintyre, Ben
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plans
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Montagu, Ewen
  • Great Britain
  • Operation Mincemeat
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Deception
  • Deception
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Sicily (Italy)
  • Atlantic Coast (Spain)
Target audience
adult
Label
Operation Mincemeat : how a dead man and a bizarre plan fooled the Nazis and assured an allied victory, Ben Macintyre, (electronic resource e-book)
Link
https://vaughanpl.overdrive.com/media/9754EABF-5CD9-4F48-9DEB-1C0F2210D9E8
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based on print version record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 -- K©?ohlenthal's coup -- Mincemeat digested -- Hitler loses sleep -- Seraph and Huskey -- A nice cup of tea -- Hook, line, and sinker -- Mincement revealed -- Aftermath
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
1 online resource (x, 400 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307453297
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Adobe EPUB)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, plans
Specific material designation
remote
System details
  • Requires: Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Requires: Adobe Digital Editions ; File size: 7504 kb
Label
Operation Mincemeat : how a dead man and a bizarre plan fooled the Nazis and assured an allied victory, Ben Macintyre, (electronic resource e-book)
Link
https://vaughanpl.overdrive.com/media/9754EABF-5CD9-4F48-9DEB-1C0F2210D9E8
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based on print version record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 -- K©?ohlenthal's coup -- Mincemeat digested -- Hitler loses sleep -- Seraph and Huskey -- A nice cup of tea -- Hook, line, and sinker -- Mincement revealed -- Aftermath
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
1 online resource (x, 400 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307453297
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Adobe EPUB)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, plans
Specific material designation
remote
System details
  • Requires: Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Requires: Adobe Digital Editions ; File size: 7504 kb
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