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This should have been a fascinating exploration of the techniques and methods used in this interesting and important aspect of the second world war, and by extension war more generally. But it isn't. It expends too much effort on who did what and when they did it and not enough on what they did.
The narration is OK and the details are vaguely interesting but the trick is missed.
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If anyone wants to read of some of the most fascinating deceptions in WWII, such as moving an entire city and making the Suez Canal invisible, they should read the "War Magician" which details the efforts of a professional conjurer who was a member of A Force. I was surprised that he was never mentioned in this book which I feel is a serious deficiency. The narration was capable but in concentrating on the head of A Force , the book seems lacking and selective,