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The Resource The Ghost Army of World War II : How One Top-Secret Unit Deceived the Enemy with Inflatable Tanks, Sound Effects, and Other Audacious Fakery, Rick Beyer & Elizabeth Sayles

The Ghost Army of World War II : How One Top-Secret Unit Deceived the Enemy with Inflatable Tanks, Sound Effects, and Other Audacious Fakery, Rick Beyer & Elizabeth Sayles

Label
The Ghost Army of World War II : How One Top-Secret Unit Deceived the Enemy with Inflatable Tanks, Sound Effects, and Other Audacious Fakery
Title
The Ghost Army of World War II
Title remainder
How One Top-Secret Unit Deceived the Enemy with Inflatable Tanks, Sound Effects, and Other Audacious Fakery
Statement of responsibility
Rick Beyer & Elizabeth Sayles
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A cultural history/visual culture book featuring the story, photos, ephemera, and art of The Ghost Army, a World War II deception unit, which used inflatable tanks and other illusions to mislead the Germans on the battlefields of Europe. The Army recruited artists to create these illusions; in private moments, they painted and sketched their way across Europe, creating a unique visual record of the war
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Beyer, Rick
Dewey number
940.54/8673
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D769.25
LC item number
.B49 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Sayles, Elizabeth
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • World War (1939-1945.)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Disinformation
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Deception
  • Disinformation
  • Military campaigns
  • Regimental histories
  • United States
  • Western Front (World War (1939-1945))
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Deception
  • Regimental histories
  • Military campaigns
  • United States
  • Western Front (World War (1939-1945).)
Label
The Ghost Army of World War II : How One Top-Secret Unit Deceived the Enemy with Inflatable Tanks, Sound Effects, and Other Audacious Fakery, Rick Beyer & Elizabeth Sayles
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 240-243) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
My con artists -- The art boys -- Men of wile -- Journey into the unknown -- When first we practice to deceive -- Special effects -- "Adolph, you son of a bitch" -- A great town -- One bad spot in my line -- They even had art supplies -- All their heavy hitters -- The coldest winter in forty years -- One last grand deception -- A toast to freedom
Control code
ocn885547304
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
First edtion.
Extent
253 pages
Isbn
9781616893187
Lccn
2014027598
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781616893187
  • (OCoLC)885547304
Label
The Ghost Army of World War II : How One Top-Secret Unit Deceived the Enemy with Inflatable Tanks, Sound Effects, and Other Audacious Fakery, Rick Beyer & Elizabeth Sayles
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 240-243) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
My con artists -- The art boys -- Men of wile -- Journey into the unknown -- When first we practice to deceive -- Special effects -- "Adolph, you son of a bitch" -- A great town -- One bad spot in my line -- They even had art supplies -- All their heavy hitters -- The coldest winter in forty years -- One last grand deception -- A toast to freedom
Control code
ocn885547304
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
First edtion.
Extent
253 pages
Isbn
9781616893187
Lccn
2014027598
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781616893187
  • (OCoLC)885547304

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