[LMB] A military question

Tony Zbaraschuk tonyz at eskimo.com
Mon Sep 5 23:45:37 BST 2011


On Mon, Sep 05, 2011 at 06:30:08PM -0400, Katherine Collett wrote:
> The intelligence network  fed fake material to the Nazis, but there 
> was certainly fake materiel--phony airfields, etc. (as depicted in 
> Willis's Blackout and All Clear).  It was created to fool the 
> observers in airplanes.

While the Allied deception effort before D-Day was immense and
multifaceted (fake airfields and landing craft, deceptive radio
transmissions, etc.), the most important part of it was probably
the double agents in England feeding false information to the
Nazis.


Tony Zbaraschuk

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