The Ghost Army of World War II

The Ghost Army of World War II

How One Top-secret Unit Deceived the Enemy With Inflatable Tanks, Sound Effects, and Other Audacious Fakery

Book - 2015
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A cultural history/visual culture book featuring the story, photos, ephemera, and art of The Ghost Army, a World War II deception unit, which used inflatable tanks and other illusions to mislead the Germans on the battlefields of Europe. The Army recruited artists to create these illusions; in private moments, they painted and sketched their way across Europe, creating a unique visual record of the war.
Publisher: New York : Princeton Architectural Press, [2015]
Edition: First edtion
ISBN: 9781616893187
Characteristics: 253 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Sayles, Elizabeth
Call Number: 940.548673 BEY


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