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The Resource Secret soldiers : how the U.S. Twenty-Third Special Troops fooled the Nazis, Paul B. Janeczko

Secret soldiers : how the U.S. Twenty-Third Special Troops fooled the Nazis, Paul B. Janeczko

Label
Secret soldiers : how the U.S. Twenty-Third Special Troops fooled the Nazis
Title
Secret soldiers
Title remainder
how the U.S. Twenty-Third Special Troops fooled the Nazis
Statement of responsibility
Paul B. Janeczko
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In his third book about deception during war, Paul B. Janeczko focuses his lens on World War II and the operations carried out by the Twenty-Third Headquarters Special Troops, aka the Ghost Army. This remarkable unit included actors, camouflage experts, sound engineers, painters, and set designers who used their skills to secretly and systematically replace fighting units -- fooling the Nazi army into believing what their eyes and ears told them, even though the sights and sounds of tanks and war machines and troops were entirely fabricated. Follow the Twenty-Third into Europe as they play a dangerous game of enticing the German army into making battlefield mistakes by using sonic deceptions, inflatable tanks, pyrotechnics, and camouflage in more than twenty operations. From the Normandy invasion to the crossing of the Rhine River, the men of the Ghost Army -- several of whom went on to become famous artists and designers after the war -- played an improbable role in the Allied victory."--
Assigning source
Jacket flap
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Janeczko, Paul B
Dewey number
940.53
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D743.7
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Deception (Military science)
  • Deception (Military science)
  • Military campaigns
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Secret soldiers : how the U.S. Twenty-Third Special Troops fooled the Nazis, Paul B. Janeczko
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographics references (pages [278]-283) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Ghost Army is born -- Recruitment and training -- Shipping out...and more waiting -- The Twenty-Third gets into action -- The first big test -- A trio of deceptions -- A deadly winter -- After the Battle of the Bulge -- The final deception
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (294 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781536206494
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
C189C31D-AD0A-4065-B206-DE826545E408
System control number
(OCoLC)1098269974
Label
Secret soldiers : how the U.S. Twenty-Third Special Troops fooled the Nazis, Paul B. Janeczko
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographics references (pages [278]-283) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Ghost Army is born -- Recruitment and training -- Shipping out...and more waiting -- The Twenty-Third gets into action -- The first big test -- A trio of deceptions -- A deadly winter -- After the Battle of the Bulge -- The final deception
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (294 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781536206494
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
C189C31D-AD0A-4065-B206-DE826545E408
System control number
(OCoLC)1098269974

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