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Producer William Northrop uncovers the truth behind the cunning strategies used by the allied forces during the invasion of Normandy. D-Day Deceptions highlights "Bodyguard," and "Fortitude," two ingredients of the incredibly complex allied system of deception. Northrop examines the opinions behind why each approach was successful and what may have happened if any part of the individual phases had failed. The video presents a combination of facts about the D-Day invasion and expert interviews with Anthony Cave Brown, Tony Sale, Sir Harry Hinsley, and many more. William Northrop, who also produced Tools of Deception for the Secrets of War series, worked for CNN for 12 years. ~ Dennis Proctor, Rovi