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Operation Mincemeat: WW2 espionage on film

Ben Macintyre discusses the real history behind the new film Operation Mincemeat

Published: April 18, 2022 at 12:42 pm

In 1943, British agents concocted a daring plot to trick Hitler, involving a dead body, fake love letters and a false identity. Speaking with Emily Briffett, author and historian Ben Macintyre discusses the real history behind Operation Mincemeat, a new film adapted from his 2010 book of the same name.

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Operation Mincemeat is in UK cinemas from 15 April

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Emily BriffettPodcast editorial assistant
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