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Ben Macintyre

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Double Cross: The True Story of the D-Day Spies (2012)
3.82 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: This is a detailed account of how the allies (well, the British, mainly) fooled the Germans into thinking that the D Day invasion would happen somewhere other than on the Normandy coast. The plan was ingenious and mind-bogglingly complicated, at least for those of us not used to ...
A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal (2014)
4.05 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: Well researched and true, tells the tale through friendship between Philby and Nicholas Elliot. I was hoping to understand Philby better, get underneath the why of him, why and how he could lie to everyone close to him. I still don't understand that. I understand it better when I...
Operation Mincemeat: How a Dead Man and a Bizarre Plan Fooled the Nazis and Assured an Allied Victory (2010)
3.9 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: World War II. Britain. MI5. A corpse in military clothing floated ashore in Spain carrying important documents about a British operation. All part of a plan for disinformation, directing Nazi attention away from the site of a coming invasion. And all true.An epic plan, and an imp...
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