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Desperate Deception: British Covert Operations in the United States, 1939-44 (Brassey's Intelligence & National Security Library)

ISBN: 9781574880809
Publisher: Brassey's Inc
Edition: First
Publication Date: 1998-04
Number of pages: 257
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- Reveals the widespread use of front groups, agents, and collaborators- Details how British agents manipulated polling data and influenced election campaignsIt was a desperate time for England. Faced with the growing prospect of war with Germany in 1939, the British government mounted a massive secret political campaign in the United States to weaken the isolationists, bring America into the war, and then influence U.S. war policy in England's favor. Desperate Deception details a vast program that not only helped change the course of World War II but also the face of American politics in succeeding decades.

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