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Alberti, Enigma

Victor Dowd and the World War II Ghost Army

(3) 4-6 Spy on History series. Illustrated by Scott Wegener. This novel, with occasional comics-style illustrations, covers the fascinating history of the Ghost Army: the group of American sound engineers and artists, including Sergeant Victor Dowd, that deceived the Germans in WWII by setting up elaborate fake tanks and troops. An attached envelope contains spycraft materials, which add extra hands-on appeal as readers solve a hidden mystery; historical note appended. Bib.


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