HFM 095 | General Patton’s Ghost Army and Operation Quicksilver: The Best Deceptive Tactics Used During War, Part 3

November 10, 2014



Tricking enemy intelligence into thinking your army is larger than it actually is has been a favorite move for generals throughout history. General Patton used this trick to defeat the Germans several times using nothing but inflatable tanks and wooden guns.

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Michael writes history books on dictators, the Middle East, and insane rulers, not necessarily in that order. He lives somewhere between Europe and Asia (literally)

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