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Seaborne Deception The History of U. S. Navy Beach Jumpers

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ISBN-10: 027593800X

ISBN-13: 9780275938000

Edition: 1992

Authors: John B. Dwyer

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This book is the history of the highly trained officers and men who went by the cover name "Beach Jumpers." Their top-secret mission was to create and sustain the illusion that a military landing was imminent at Beach "A" when in fact U.S./allied troops would hit the beaches 100 miles away at Beach "X". During World War II, their tactics were extremely successful in Sicily, Salerno, Southern France, and the Philippines. Beach Jumpers later served ashore and afloat in Vietnam. Their descendants, called "Fleet Tactical Deception Groups," continue their important, highly classified work today. This work details the development, major operations, "weapons," and leaders of this deception group.…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 1992
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, LLC
Publication date: 5/20/1992
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 192
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Making the Road Beginning the Walk Why This Approach?
Structure of the Book Contents of the Book
Guide to the Book
Map of the Book Journal Writing Concept Mapping
First Journeyndash;Who am I?
Being Educated
Values and Perspectives
Telling Your Story
Second Journeyndash;From Information to Knowledge
InternalInfluences: How Do I Know Anything?
External Influences:What IS Real?
What Is True?
How Does Information Become Knowledge?
Third Journeyndash;The Process of Research
Understanding Scholarly Conversations
I Wonder If...Doing Research
Fourth Journeyndash;Expanding the Road
Reaching Out: Beyond the Classroom
Reaching In: Reflection
The Actor and the Admirals
The Countermeasures Program
The Sounds of Deception Beach Jumper Training
Camp Bradford and Ocracoke First Assignment: Operation HUSKY Island Diversions and Special Operations Beach Jumpers in the MTO
Act Two Adriatic Interlude Ringing Down the Curtain in the MTO
The RCM Picture in the Pacific Tayabas Bay Finale Beach Jumpers Redux Practicing to Deceive Electronic Warriors Ashore and Afloat in Vietnam Naval Cover and Deception in the Post-Vietnam Era
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