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Desperate deception : British covert operations in the United States, 1939-44 / Thomas E. Mahl

Publication | Library Call Number: D810.S7 M254 1998
Book cover

It was a desperate time for England. Faced with the growing prospect of war with Germany in 1939, the British government mounted a massive secret political campaign in the United States to weaken the isolationists, bring America into World War II, and then influence U.S. war policy in England's favor. Desperate Deception reveals Britain's widespread use of front groups, agents, and collaborators and shows how its agents manipulated polling data and influenced election campaigns. This eye-opening book details a vast program that not only helped change the course of the war but also the face of American politics.

Series
[Brassey's intelligence & national security library]
Brassey's intelligence & national security library.
Format
Book
Author/Creator
Mahl, Thomas E., 1943-
Published
Washington [D.C.] : Brassey's, ©1998
Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-245) and index
Language
English
External Link
Book review (H-Net)
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