The Ghost Army of World War II

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Item #: UK1142
In the summer of 1944, a handpicked group of young GIs, including future fashion designer Bill Blass and artist Ellsworth Kelly, were charged with fooling the Germans into believing the Allies were somewhere they weren't. Armed with inflatable tanks, sound-effects records and fake road signs, the "Ghost Army" created a traveling road show of deception on the battlefields of Europe, ... More
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In the summer of 1944, a handpicked group of young GIs, including future fashion designer Bill Blass and artist Ellsworth Kelly, were charged with fooling the Germans into believing the Allies were somewhere they weren't. Armed with inflatable tanks, sound-effects records and fake road signs, the "Ghost Army" created a traveling road show of deception on the battlefields of Europe, saving thousands of American lives. A riveting true story, complete with maps, sketches, and memorabilia. Hardcover, 256 pages.