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Deceptions Of World War II

3.48 of 5 stars 3.48  ·  rating details  ·  23 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Critical acclaim for William B. Breuer
"A first-class historian."
-The Wall Street Journal
Top Secret Tales of World War II
"A book for rainy days and long solitary nights by the fire. If there were a genre for cozy nonfiction, this would be the template."
-Publishers Weekly
"Perfect for the curious and adventure readers and those who love exotic tales and especially history buf
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Published February 18th 2002 by Wiley
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Kay
One of a series of books that Breuer wrote on WWII exploits, all with similar titles (e.g. Top Secret Tales of World War II, Secret Weapons of World War II, Unexplained Mysteries of World War II). I got the impression that Breuer is sort of the Isaac Asimov of WWII history -- churning out popular histories on exotic themes. This isn't a bad thing, of course, and judging from this book he does a pretty good job of sifting through material and presenting the choice bits. The presentation was episo ...more
Karen
Intriguing. I could go for a little more detail but maybe it isn't available or maybe the author wanted to get as many stories as possible in a book that was small enough to keep the reader going.
Recato Cristiano
Could have done with some color photographs...
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