When an Army of Artists Fooled Hitler

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A new documentary shares the story of the 23rd unit’s daring deceptions

Susan Grigsby‘s insight:

This is the kind of thing I like to pull out when someone berates me for weeding the 900’s. "How can you pull THAT book?" they ask. "History is history! Who cares how old the book is?" I care – and this is why. What we know of  history is constantly changing. We learn new stories, we uncover new truths, we see through newer eyes. I love this story and will be sharing it with students next year. A beautiful example of brains over brawn…

See on www.smithsonianmag.com


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