Double cross [electronic resource] : the true story of the D-day spies / Ben Macintyre.

Authors: Macintyre, Ben, 1963-
Call number: eBook
Publisher: New York : Crown, c2012.
Publication date: c2012.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Military intelligence.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Deception.
Deception (Military science) -- History -- 20th century.
Espionage -- Europe -- History -- 20th century.
Spies -- Europe -- Biography.
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Title: Double cross [electronic resource] : the true story of the D-day spies / Ben Macintyre.
Edition: 1st ed.
Physical description: 1 online resource ([xiii], 399 p.) : ill., maps.
Contents note: Raw recruits -- A bit of an enigma -- Roman and the cat -- Coat tailing -- The club -- Garbo takes the stage -- Popov goes shopping -- The great game -- The flock -- True agent, false agent, double agent -- Cockade -- Discovered treasure -- The walk-in -- A time for fortitude -- Enriching the chicken feed -- Artist paints a picture -- Monty's double -- The double dash -- Jebsen's new friend -- "Am I not always careful?" -- Operation Dora -- Guest of the Gestapo -- Bronx gets toothache -- Garbo's warning -- Second innings.
Notes: Description based on print version record.
Summary note: Recounts the story of the six double agents--Bronx, Brutus, Treasure, Tricycle and Garbo--who would weave a web of deception so intricate that it ensnared Hitler's army and helped to carry thousands of troops across the Channel in safety on 6 June 1944, D-Day.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [383]-386) and index.
Added author: OverDrive, Inc., distributor.
Available in other form: Macintyre, Ben, 1963- Double cross. 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780307888761 (electronic bk.)
0307888762 (electronic bk.)
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