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UPC 9780199756711 A Genius for Deception: How Cunning Helped the British Win Two World Wars 

 
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A Genius for Deception: How Cunning Helped the British Win Two World Wars

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In February 1942, intelligence officer Victor Jones erected 150 tents behind British lines in North Africa. "Hiding tanks in Bedouin tents was an old British trick," writes Nicholas Rankin; German general Erwin Rommel not only knew of the ploy, but had copied it himself. Jones knew that Rommel knew. In fact, he counted on it-for these tents were empty. With the deception that he was carrying out a deception, Jones made a weak point look like a trap. In A Genius for Deception, Rankin offers a lively and comprehensive history of how Britain bluffed, tricked, and spied its way to victory in two world wars. As he shows, a coherent program of strategic deception emerged in World War I, resting on
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9780199756711
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$12.39 - NewCondition - InStock
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9 780199 756711
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0199756711
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9780199756711
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09780199756711
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