BBC shows off the paper that fooled Hitler

Submitted by admin on Fri, 01/28/2011 - 13:41
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The BBC has released a copy of the memo that told the Allies that Hilter had fallen for their elaborate ruse building up to D-Day. This story reads like a WWII spy novel and details how the Allies actually leaked to German High Command the actual Normandy landing just 6 days before the attack so their double agent could then throw the biggest trick of all; Operation Fortitude - that the main attack was yet to come and it was landing in France. The double agent was one of the very few people given BOTH the Iron Cross and MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire)

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