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Hoodwinking Hitler
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A Plot to Murder President Roosevelt An Ingenious Stratagem Is Unveiled The "Santa Clauses" Duel with the "Blacks" Machinations at Herrengasse 23 Istanbul Intrigue Eavesdropping on the Fuehrer A Conspiracy in Lisbon A Flip-Flop by the Russian Bear "Wild Bill" and His OSS The Old Fox Is Trapped Illusions in the Balkans Focus on the Atlantic Wall The Double-Cross "First Violins" Behind the White Cliffs of Dover A Ghost Army Threatens Norway Connivances in Stockholm Tightening the Security Lid A High-Level Epidemic of the Jitters Behind Enemy Lines Vendetta and Copperhead Electronic Spoofing Invasion Fever Threshold of a Mighty Endeavor D-Day Decoys and Deceptions Bombs, Bullets and Broadcasts The Invasion Remains in Jeopardy Rommel Clashes with the Fuehrer Alles Kaputt! Bibliography Index

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An action-packed account of the deception plans and operations that misled German intelligence and Hitler about the timing and locale of the allied invasion of Normandy. The success of the Allies in this campaign of deception led to victory in one of the most successful military campaigns in history.

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WILLIAM B. BREUER landed with the first assault waves in Normandy on D-Day, then fought across Europe. Later, he founded a daily newspaper on a string in Rolla, Missouri, and after that, a highly successful public relations firm in St. Louis, Missouri. He has been writing books full time since 1982, twelve of which are now out in paperback, and eight of which have become main selections of the Military Book Club.

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"In this account of the deception about the timing and locale of the June 1944 Normandy invasion of Europe, there is plotting galore interwined with agents, double agents, code-breakers, intelligence, counterintelligence, camouflage, and diplomacy . . . . Each plan is treated in depth in meticulous style right into the assault waves on Normandy. This is for libraries with a World War II clientele."-Library Journal "For larger military collections, it's a solid addition."-Booklist "Breuer brings together the elements of deception in a compelling way, revealing more fully than individual narratives have done just how brilliant the Allied deception actually was. (Military Book Club Dual Selection for May.)"-Kirkus "Breuer has written the most complete account on the Normandy deception. Hoodwinking Hitler is a major contribution to the historiography of World War II and mandatory reading for anyone desiring to learn more about the largest and most successful amphibious operation in history."-Military Review ?For larger military collections, it's a solid addition.?-Booklist ?Breuer brings together the elements of deception in a compelling way, revealing more fully than individual narratives have done just how brilliant the Allied deception actually was. (Military Book Club Dual Selection for May.)?-Kirkus ?Breuer has written the most complete account on the Normandy deception. Hoodwinking Hitler is a major contribution to the historiography of World War II and mandatory reading for anyone desiring to learn more about the largest and most successful amphibious operation in history.?-Military Review ?In this account of the deception about the timing and locale of the June 1944 Normandy invasion of Europe, there is plotting galore interwined with agents, double agents, code-breakers, intelligence, counterintelligence, camouflage, and diplomacy . . . . Each plan is treated in depth in meticulous style right into the assault waves on Normandy. This is for libraries with a World War II clientele.?-Library Journal

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