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Author Johnson, David, 1950-

Title Righteous deception : German officers against Hitler / by David Alan Johnson.

Published Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2001.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  940.5488743 JOHN    AVAILABLE
Physical description 239 pages
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1 Spies and Counter-Spies 1 -- 2 Old Fox 19 -- 3 Bits and Fragments 47 -- 4 "To Outwit the Enemy with Complicated Schemes ..." 69 -- 5 Mounting Evidence 87 -- 6 Elaborate Fakery 103 -- 7 Invasion Nerves--"When Will They Come?" 125 -- 8 "Les Sanglots Longs ..." 141 -- 9 "... D'Une Langeur Monotone" 155 -- 10 "Well, Is It or Isn't It the Invasion?" 169 -- 11 Clear and Decisive 193 -- 12 Ironic Endings 207.
Summary Describes how two anti-Nazi officers in German Intelligence convinced Hitler that the D-Day invasion would not occur in Normandy but would come in Calais. This kept half of Germany's forces in Calais, waiting for an invasion that never came.
Subject Canaris, Wilhelm, 1887-1945.
Roenne, Alexis, Freiherr von.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- Germany.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy.
ISBN 0275969533 (alk. paper)