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Counterfeit Spies: Genuine or Bogus?

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Of the many hundreds of accounts of wartime adventures by secret agents behind enemy lines, which are authentic and which are the fantasies of hoaxers? Have dozens of authors and their publishers been duped into peddling fiction dressed up as fact? In this remarkable investigation of clandestine operations of the Second World War, British intelligence expert Nigel West reveals a catalog of bogus claims, doctored photos, faked documents, and manufactured archival records. The spurious tales of more than two dozen authors are placed under the expert's microscope, compared to the recently declassified files of hitherto secret organizations, and exposed as exaggeration, embellishment, or outright fraud. A compelling, brilliantly researched investigation.

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Added value:
Excellent and clean dustjacket apart from small closed tear on top frontside, otherwise pages clean white and tight.
Author(s):
Nigel West
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
First
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0316643785
ISBN-13:
9780316643788
Number of pages:
308
Publisher:
St Ermin's Press
Title:
Counterfeit Spies: Genuine or Bogus?

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Of the many hundreds of accounts of wartime adventures by secret agents behind enemy lines, which are authentic and which are the fantasies of hoaxers? Have dozens of authors and their publishers been duped into peddling fiction dressed up as fact? In this remarkable investigation of clandestine operations of the Second World War, British intelligence expert Nigel West reveals a catalog of bogus claims, doctored photos, faked documents, and manufactured archival records. The spurious tales of more than two dozen authors are placed under the expert's microscope, compared to the recently declassified files of hitherto secret organizations, and exposed as exaggeration, embellishment, or outright fraud. A compelling, brilliantly researched investigation.

Added value:
Excellent and clean dustjacket apart from small closed tear on top frontside, otherwise pages clean white and tight.
Author(s):
Nigel West
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
First
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0316643785
ISBN-13:
9780316643788
Number of pages:
308
Publisher:
St Ermin's Press
Title:
Counterfeit Spies: Genuine or Bogus?

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