Double Cross: The True Story of the D-Day Spies

Double Cross: The True Story of the D-Day Spies

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In Double Cross, New York Times bestselling author Ben Macintyre returns with the untold story of one of the greatest deceptions of World War II, and of the extraordinary spies who achieved it.

On June 6, 1944, 150,000 Allied troops landed on the beaches of Normandy and suffered an astonishingly low rate of casualties. D-Day was a stunning military accomplishment, but it was also a masterpiece of trickery. Operation Fortitude, which protected and enabled the invasion,… (more)

Editorial reviews (5 reviews)


Superb.

Double Cross suffers from the usual hazards of group biography — at times it’s hard to track who’s doing what, as the deception becomes progressively more complex and dangerous. But mostly it’s a tale of smarts, personal courage and suspense.

A spy novelist couldn’t invent characters as colorful as these, and Macintyre wisely lets newly declassified documents, private letters and personal recollections tell the story.


Book Details  


Publisher: Broadway Books (July 31, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 432 pages

File size: 11.8 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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