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Spies of War: The Soldier Who Never Was
The Soldier Who Never Was
Episode 2  |  The History Channel  |  October 14, 2020

July 10, 1943: The Allied troops land in Sicily and open a new breach in the Nazi empire. Two months earlier, the corpse of a British officer was discovered on a Spanish beach, carrying confidential documents that revealed a military landing in the Balkans. The Germans immediately seized this valuable information... It was, in fact, a British ruse to deceive them about the real landing. In this episode of 'Spies of War,' you will relive all the details of this extraordinary darkly humorous ploy.

July 10, 1943: The Allied troops land in Sicily and open a new breach in the Nazi empire. Two months earlier, the corpse of a British officer was discovered on a Spanish beach, carrying confidential documents that revealed a military landing in the Balkans. The Germans immediately seized this valuable information... It was, in fact, a British ruse to deceive them about the real landing. In this episode of 'Spies of War,' you will relive all the details of this extraordinary darkly humorous ploy.

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