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Title:
The Ghost Army of World War II : How One Top-Secret Unit Deceived the Enemy with Inflatable Tanks, Sound Effects, and Other Audacious Fakery
Author:
Beyer, Rick, 1956- , author.
Edition:
First edtion.
Publication Information:
New York : Princeton Architectural Press, [2015]
Physical Description:
253 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Summary:
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.
Language:
English
Added Author:
ISBN:
9781616893187
Format :
Book