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Hoodwinked free pdf This book plunges young readers into the secret strategies and underground battles that helped turn the tide of World War Two: - The Allied 'Army' of inflatable tanks and dummy planes to put the Germans off the true destination of the D-Day invasion force...- A carefully planted dead body ('The Man Who Never Was') convinces the Germans that the Allies were planning to invade Greece...- The bravery of Violette Szabo and the other SOE agents who worked behind enemy lines...- The work of the French Maquis in delaying the advance of German forces to Normandy to defend against the D-Day invasions...Presented with historic accuracy and engaging storytelling, and bursting with informative sidebars, 40 b w archive photographs, 56 colour maps and illustrations, Hoodwinked tells 18 true, gripping stories of elaborate ruses, military fakery and cunning deception on both sides of World War Two. Includes dozens of informative sidebars describing the major personalities, tanks, aircraft and battles of World War Two.

About Stephen Shapiro

Stephen Shapiro is a lifelong aficionado of military history, and a recipient of the Canadian War Museum History Award. Tina Forrester is a researcher and writer on a broad spectrum of subjects. Her previous works include "Ultra Hush-Hush," and "The Birthday Book." Illustrator David Craig is highly skilled at depicting historical events and people. His previous works include the dramatic illustrations in the children's books "Attack on Pearl Harbor" and "First to Fly: How Wilbur and Orville Wright Invented the Airplane." The latter title won the 2003 James Madison Book Award.

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Author : Stephen Shapiro
Publisher : Annick Press Ltd ,Canada
Data Published : 22 September 2005
ISBN : 1550378325
EAN : 9781550378320
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 96 pages
Age + : 10-14 years
Language : English
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