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Operation heartbreak

In the early hours of 30 April 1943, a corpse, wearing the uniform of an officer in the Royal Marines, was slipped into the waters off the south-west coast of Spain. With it was a briefcase, in which were papers detailing an imminent Allied invasion of Greece. As the British had anticipated, the supposedly neutral government of Fascist Spain turned the papers over to the Nazi High Command, who swallowed the story whole. it was perhaps the most decisive bluff of all time, for the Allies had not such plan: the purpose of 'Operation Mincemeat' was to blind the German High Command to their tr.

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  • "In the early hours of 30 April 1943, a corpse, wearing the uniform of an officer in the Royal Marines, was slipped into the waters off the south-west coast of Spain. With it was a briefcase, in which were papers detailing an imminent Allied invasion of Greece. As the British had anticipated, the supposedly neutral government of Fascist Spain turned the papers over to the Nazi High Command, who swallowed the story whole. it was perhaps the most decisive bluff of all time, for the Allies had not such plan: the purpose of 'Operation Mincemeat' was to blind the German High Command to their tr."@en
  • "A plain soldier's tale ; a tragic-comedy of military matters."

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  • "War stories"@en
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  • "Personal narratives"
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  • "Fiction"

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  • "Operation heartbreak : A story"
  • "Operation heartbreak"
  • "Operation heartbreak"@en
  • "Operation Heartbreak : A story"
  • "Operation Heartbreak : a story"
  • "Operation heartbreak a story"@en
  • "Operation Heartbreak : cassette pack"
  • "Operation heartbreak : a story"
  • "Operation heartbreak : a story"@en
  • "Operation Heartbreak"@en
  • "Operation Heartbreak"
  • "Operation Heartbreak. A story"
  • "Operation Heartbreak. A story"@en
  • "Operation heartbreak; a story"@en

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