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Double Cross : The True Story Of The D-day Spies (2012, original release: 2012)
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Call Number 940.542142/MCINTYRE,B


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Adult Nonfiction940.542142/MCINTYRE,BAvailable
Published: New York : Crown, [2012] ©2012
Edition:  First edition
Description:  [xiii], 399 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 9780307888754 (hbk.), 0307888754 (hbk.),
Language:  English


Recounts the story of the six double agents--Bronx, Brutus, Treasure, Tricycle and Garbo--who would weave a web of deception so intricate that it ensnared Hitler's army and helped to carry thousands of troops across the Channel in safety on 6 June 1944, D-Day

Raw recruits -- A bit of an enigma -- Roman and the cat -- Coat tailing -- The club -- Garbo takes the stage -- Popov goes shopping -- The great game -- The flock -- True agent, false agent, double agent -- Cockade -- Discovered treasure -- The walk-in -- A time for fortitude -- Enriching the chicken feed -- Artist paints a picture -- Monty's double -- The double dash -- Jebsen's new friend -- "Am I not always careful?" -- Operation Dora -- Guest of the Gestapo -- Bronx gets toothache -- Garbo's warning -- Second innings Related Searches:
World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Military intelligence.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Deception.
Deception (Military science) -- History -- 20th century.
Espionage -- History -- 20th century. -- Europe
Spies -- Biography. -- Europe
Biographies.
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