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namvet
05-22-2013, 02:46 PM
saw this on PBS. a unit assigned to decoy and deceive. from France thru Germany. frankly I never knew till now it existed

http://www.ghostarmy.org/



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6g1H3GJqBkc

J.A.W.
05-23-2013, 12:59 AM
Just not as 'sexy' as the 'Dirty Dozen' or 'Inglorious Basterds' though really, eh?

navyson
05-23-2013, 07:10 AM
This brings to mind Operation Fortitude that had General Patton commanding a non-existent First Army Group to invade at Calais.

namvet
05-23-2013, 07:33 AM
This brings to mind Operation Fortitude that had General Patton commanding a non-existent First Army Group to invade at Calais.

exactly what i was thinking. but this was on a larger scale