The Black Game

Ellic Howe

British Subversive Operations Against the Germans during WW2.

This is a precise and detailed history of British black propaganda during the war and so if you want to know about these things, this is the book to read.

My favourite story is when the British produced a booklet showing German soldiers the best ways to become a malingerer. German High Command was not pleased and responded by translating the booklet into English and distributing it among British and Allied soldiers.

As an ex military private I can tell you that malingering is a natural malady among the lower ranks - especially when the more enthusiastic officers order them to go on a thirty mile route march or five mile run!

---February 23, 2014---

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