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DECEPTION IN WORLD WAR II By Dr Charles Cruickshank. Oxford University Press. 1979 pp 248 Hecommended Retail Price S23.00



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DECEPTION IN WORLD WAR II By Dr Charles Cruickshank. Oxford University Press. 1979 pp 248 Hecommended Retail Price S23.00

Even Ihe most casual sludent ol military history would re cognise the codenames TORCH HUSKY and OVERLORD, bul very lew would lind familiarity in ihe codenames KENNECOTT FERDINAND and FORTITUDE The former trio ol course refer respectively lo Ihe Allied landings in North Attica Sicily and Normandy while the lattei are some ot the deception operaliens which preceded Ihem Facts about these have been slow to emerge Irom military archives and records, and now Charles Cruickshank has produced a concise history ol the development of deception as a weapon in the Second World War




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