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The Resource The phantom army of Alamein : how Operation Bertram and the Camouflage Unit hoodwinked Rommel, Rick Stroud

The phantom army of Alamein : how Operation Bertram and the Camouflage Unit hoodwinked Rommel, Rick Stroud

Label
The phantom army of Alamein : how Operation Bertram and the Camouflage Unit hoodwinked Rommel
Title
The phantom army of Alamein
Title remainder
how Operation Bertram and the Camouflage Unit hoodwinked Rommel
Statement of responsibility
Rick Stroud
Title variation
  • How Operation Bertram and the Camouflage Unit hoodwinked Rommel
  • Operation Bertram and the Camouflage Unit
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In 1940 a motley crew of artists, sculptors, film makers and theatre designers were brought together to form the Camoflage Unit. Initially their task ws to hide British towns, factories and airfields from enemy bombers, but in 1940 a small team was sent to join the war in the Western Desert
Cataloging source
UKMGB
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stroud, Rick
Dewey number
940.54232
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D766.9
LC item number
.S78 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • El Alamein, Battle of, Egypt, 1942
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Camouflage (Military science)
Label
The phantom army of Alamein : how Operation Bertram and the Camouflage Unit hoodwinked Rommel, Rick Stroud
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [253]-256) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: Now you see it... -- The art of war -- Hitler, smoke and mirrors -- A matter of life and death -- GHQ Cairo and operation compass -- Tobruk : the camouflage unit's lucky break -- Operation crusader -- The no. 1 deception unit -- Retreat : the Gazala stakes -- Monty -- Bertram steals the show -- The battle of El Alamein -- After the battle -- Epilogue: Back in the studio
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
275 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781408829103
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • sky253296795
  • (OCoLC)797978587
  • 889405
Label
The phantom army of Alamein : how Operation Bertram and the Camouflage Unit hoodwinked Rommel, Rick Stroud
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [253]-256) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: Now you see it... -- The art of war -- Hitler, smoke and mirrors -- A matter of life and death -- GHQ Cairo and operation compass -- Tobruk : the camouflage unit's lucky break -- Operation crusader -- The no. 1 deception unit -- Retreat : the Gazala stakes -- Monty -- Bertram steals the show -- The battle of El Alamein -- After the battle -- Epilogue: Back in the studio
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
275 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781408829103
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • sky253296795
  • (OCoLC)797978587
  • 889405

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