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Code Name Nimrod is the story of one man’s involvement in one of World War II’s greatest deceptions. Through a thousand deceptive actions and messages Hitler is made to believe that the Allied assault will happen at the Pas de Calais and not at Normandy. As a confirmation of these messages Nimrod is dropped into France masquerading as a German spy with vital information about the upcoming invasion. If the Germans take the bait, Panzer and infantry divisions will be posted elsewhere, leaving ...more
An interesting true story, hinging on one of my favorite anecdotes about WWII - the deception the Allies perpetrated against the Axis in the form of misinformation, faux units, rubber tanks, and fake radio chatter. This is the story of Nimrod, an agent sent into France with "critical information" to support the "fact" that the Allied invasion was coming at Calais, not Normandy. The story has several plodding sections. Upon reflection, they were necessary to pad out the book and add to its ...more
An excellent book ... A story, based on fact, about the X Troop during the 2nd World War who dedicated their lives for the protection and survival of Great Britain and the western civilised world. A wonderful and well written book moving from one tense moment to the next ..... the author maintains the suspense throughout the book. This is a book for those who are interested in untold tales of the 2nd World War.