How the Allies fooled the Nazis using a person who never existed


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#2

I remember a BBC doc about this…


#3

Neal Stephenson used the scenario in Cryptonomicon.


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The Red Squirrel Has A Broken Leg

Next transmission at 2400


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I haven’t had the chance to watch any of this but I’m hoping someone gets to the bottom of Ian Fleming’s involvement in it. I’ve heard it was his idea and characters in the Bond books were inspired by some of the people involved


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If you get a chance to watch The Man Who Never Was, it’s created a quaint little drama about the entire thing.


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This is even funnier, to me:

The operation was so good it caused the Germans to disregard major real intelligence finds – multiple times.


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