First published in 1953 and now available in paperback, an insider's account of the counter-intelligence operation (Operation Mincemeat) which paved ...Show synopsisFirst published in 1953 and now available in paperback, an insider's account of the counter-intelligence operation (Operation Mincemeat) which paved the way for the Allied invasion of Sicily in the Second World War. With a new introduction by Alan Stripp.Hide synopsis
Description:Shipped within 24 hours. 100% Refund Guaranteed. Good copy with...Shipped within 24 hours. 100% Refund Guaranteed. Good copy with average wear. Comes with dust jacket if published with one-DJ may have some tears and rubbing.
Description:Acceptable. Former Library book. Shows definite wear, and...Acceptable. Former Library book. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!
Description:Fair. Good copy for reading, may have heavy page wear with...Fair. Good copy for reading, may have heavy page wear with writing textual notes highlighting or be an heavily used ex library copy with library markings, stickers or stamps. Dust jacket or accessories may not be included.
Description:Good. No Dust Jacket. Cover is lightly worn or soiled, with...Good. No Dust Jacket. Cover is lightly worn or soiled, with shelf edge wear and bumped corners. Binding appears gently read, but still square and tight. Pages may contain former owner name, occasional underlining or marks, light reading wear or soiling.
Description:Very good. Book has appearance of light use with no easily...Very good. Book has appearance of light use with no easily noticeable wear. Millions of satisfied customers and climbing. Green Earth Books is the name you can trust, guaranteed. Spend Less. Read More.
Description:Good. 0192853228 Some visible wear, and minimal interior marks....Good. 0192853228 Some visible wear, and minimal interior marks. Unbeatable customer service, and we usually ship the same or next day. Over one million satisfied customers!
These were desperate times during WWII. Operations in Africa were just beginning to turn in favor of the British forces. The allied forces needed some good fortune before the ensuing invasion of France, is executed, ?Operation Overlord?. Some how some way a situation was needed to draw forces away from the coast of Normandy. A plan was conceived and it was called ?Operation Mincemeat?.
This is a true story. The author, Ewen Montagu, was the main instigator of the plan. The style of Montagu allows the plot to slowly unfold while adhering to the main facts. There are times when you will see the raw emotions of all of the characters in the team revealed. This can be seen in both men and women assigned to the task and will range from elation to doubt to sadness. There will be times when the team struggles with the morale issues that face them in carrying out the details of the operation. But it is the overall good that will come if the operation is successful. Its knowing that success is possible which drives the team to complete all the necessary tasks and that every detail is flawless which will ensure the operation?s success while pushing the envelope of human ingenuity.
The reader will be presented with documentary and photographic evidence of the German reaction to ?Operation Mincemeat?. For those who find history boring, this book will be the exception. Montagu allows the story to unfold like a mystery. It will keep the reader dangling with suspense as to how the plot and all of the subplots are to be revealed.
Copyright in bibliographic data and cover images is held by Nielsen Book Services Limited, Baker & Taylor, Inc., or by their respective licensors, or by the publishers, or by their respective licensors. For personal use only. All rights reserved. All rights in images of books or other publications are reserved by the original copyright holders.
You're signed up (and we ♥ you). Watch for our Welcome e-mail and your first coupon. Thanks!