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Everything from decoy tanks and phony radio broadcasts to the spy whose lies were responsible for the ruin of Adolf Hitler is examined in this episode of the critically acclaimed Secrets of War documentary series. William Northrop, who also produced D-Day Deceptions for the Secrets of War series, reveals the common practice of using dummy tanks and paratroopers, as well as many other effective tools of deception. The program highlights the history of military trickery but the focus is on its execution during World War II. Northrop gathered information and conducted interviews with several experts, including Tom Allen, Paul Beaver, Mark Seaman, and Anthony C. Brown. ~ Dennis Proctor, Rovi