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Ghost Army of World War II

by Jack Kneece

  • 288 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Pelican Publishing Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history: Second World War,
  • Special & elite forces,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • History: World,
  • Headquarters Special Troops, 2,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Western Front,
  • Europe,
  • USA,
  • Military - World War II,
  • Deception,
  • Army,
  • Campaigns,
  • History,
  • Regimental histories,
  • United States,
  • World War, 1939-1945

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8665425M
    ISBN 101565548760
    ISBN 109781565548763

    Ghost Army of World War II Jack Kneece, Author Pelican Publishing Company $ (p) ISBN Buy this book. While the broader activities of the U.S. Army 23rd Headquarters. " The Ghost Army of World War II describes a perfect example of a little-known, highly imaginative, and daring maneuver that helped open the way for the final drive to Germany. It is a riveting tale told through personal accounts and sketches along the way - ultimately, a story of success against great odds.

    Ghost Army of World War II has wrangled together what little knowledge is known about these men and their different operations. This book contains all sorts of declassified information, photographs, memoirs, and interviews with those veterans still s: 3. The Ghost Army of World War II: How One Top-Secret Unit Deceived the Enemy with Inflatable Tanks, Sound Effects, and Other Audacious Fakery - Ebook written by Rick Beyer, Elizabeth Sayles. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Ghost Army of World War II: How One Top /5(20).

    In the summer of the U.S. Army recruited a hand picked group of men, many from top art schools and advertising agencies, for a special assignment. In the new book The Ghost Army of World War II, authors Rick Beyer and Elizabeth Sayles tell the story of the 23rd Headquarters Special Troops, nicknamed “The Ghost .   During World War II, 1, men of the 23rd Headquarters Special Troops, known as the Ghost Army, created phony convoys, phantom divisions, and make-believe headquarters to fool the enemy about the strength and location of American units.


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