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Deceptions of World War II

Author: William B Breuer
Publisher: New York : Wiley, ©2001.
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This title contains over 80 little known tales of World War II espionage focusing on deceptions, illusions, and masquerades.


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Breuer, William B., 1923-
Deceptions of World War II.
New York : Wiley, ©2001
(DLC) 2001045456
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William B Breuer
ISBN: 0471207470 9780471207474
OCLC Number: 50636176
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 242 pages) : illustrations, maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction. PART ONE-HEADING TOWARD THE BRINK. A British Mole in German Spy School. An Elderly German Casanova. Return of a "Conquering Hero". The "Poor Little Rich Girl". A Scheme to "Nazify" Thirty Million Americans. A Seminary Student Stalks Hitler. Standard Oil's Nazi Connection. Theft of Maginot Line Secrets. The Pope's Clandestine Peace Plan. An American Forum to Promote Germany. Roosevelt's Secret Scheme to Aid the British. "Our Enemies Are Little Worms". Lulling Europe's Leaders to Sleep. PART TWO-A WORLD ROCKED BY WAR. A German Spymaster Plots Against Hitler. The Polish Assassin Wore Pigtails. An American Celebrity Aids the Fuhrer. A Civic-Minded Spy in Miami. A Swedish Professor's Intelligence Coup. Greta Garbo: A Secret Agent. "You Will Spy for the Fatherland!" Hitler Finances an FBI Coup. Japanese Fishermen in the Caribbean. Confiscating Nazis' Stolen Art Treasure. A Propaganda Blitz against the United States. The Secret Looting of Conquered Europe. A Hollywood "Warrior" Is Knighted. Roosevelt: Conniver or Country Bumpkin? "Smuggling" Five Ships to England. Plastic Surgery for a British Spy. PART THREE-NAZI GERMANY ON THE MARCH. Nazi Diplomat Spies in the United States. Secret Trysts in Berlin Theaters. J. Edgar Hoover: Rumor Monger. An Unlikely Counterfeit Traitor. The Spy who Fooled Both Sides. Nine Germans Capture Belgrade. The "Directress of Masquerades". Ruses to Aid Trapped British Force. "We Stand Behind Every Camel!" An Enemy Agent in the Spymaster's Family. Mission: Hide Alexandria Harbor. Nazi Spies Visit the White House. Escaping in Disguise from a Death Camp. The World's Strangest Business. French Gold Cache Kept from Hitler. The German "Butcher's" Gardener. PART FOUR-A SLEEPING AMERICA AWAKENS. A Plot to Coerce United States into War. American Postcards Aid Pearl Harbor Attack. Urgent Mission: Disguise California. The Mysterious Camp X. Probing Secrets of the Atlantikwall. Contrivances to Save Jewish Children. Sneaking a Danish Leader to London. An "Insane" Man in U.S. Navy Post. A German Deception Masterpiece. A Deluge of Phony Food Coupons. Impersonating a Submarine Fleet. The "Phantom Field Marshal". German Soldiers Help a Woman "Terrorist". Escaping Captivity by a Ruse. The Grand Mufti's Rejected Report. British Magicians Hoodwink Rommel. PART FIVE-TURNING OF THE TIDE. A Danish Spy Preaches to the Germans. Japan Wants Lethal Gas on England. General Eisenhower's Furious Wife. The Gestapo Tricks British Spymaster. London's Devious "Shadow Warrior". Jim, the Talented Forger. The Lady Journalist Was a Spy. America's Black Propaganda Experts. A "Water Donkey" Subterfuge. Strange Roe for a Copenhagen Hotel. War Among London's Spy Chiefs. A Cat Bombardier. A Plot to Kidnap the Pope. Capturing an Island by Deceit. "Fishermen" Blow Up Key Canal. PART SIX-THE ALLIES' ROAD TO VICTORY. Cat-and-Mouse Duel With the Gestapo. Hedy Lamar Creates Panic. A Bluff Saves an Underground Chief. A Stowaway Lands on a Hostile Beach. Sardine Treats fro U-Boat Crews. Heists by the "Oslo Gang". Fashion Model Unmasks German Spy. A Trojan Horse Ploy. A Cherbourg Priest Plays Kickball. History's Most Incredible Impersonation. "Black Radio" Blackmails Germans. A Nazi Campaign to Defeat Roosevelt. Operation Ferdinand Bamboozles Germans. Allies Ignore Battle of Bulge Warning. Polish Underground Steals Hitler's Secret Weapon. Grandma Was a Secret Agent. A Pregnant Spy Cuts a Deal. "Faithful Heinrich" Betrays His Fuhrer. Notes and Sources. Index.
Other Titles: Deceptions of World War Two
Deceptions of World War 2
Responsibility: William B. Breuer.
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