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|Operation Mincemeat||History||The Man Who Never Was (1956) is a based-on-a-novel film about Operation Mincemeat, the true story of a deception in which the corpse of a homeless man was dressed as a British officer, then placed in the ocean and allowed to wash up in Nazi-controlled territory. The plan succeeded in diverting the Germans from the Allied invasion of Sicily in 1943. |
Wikipedia describes the above newspaper scan as "one of a tiny handful of incidents where The Times printed knowing misinformation."
Only a tiny handful... That's cute!