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The Unknown Courier: The True Story of Operation Mincemeat

The Unknown Courier: The True Story of Operation Mincemeat

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Published in 1953, The Unknown Courier tells the story of 'Operation Mincemeat', a British Intelligence plan to mislead the German High Command by planting papers on a corpse washed up on the coast of Spain. Colvin's account looks beyond the military machinations to explore the identity of this 'unknown courier', the dead man who changed the course of the war.

Author: Ian Colvin
Publisher: Dialogue
Published: 10/10/2017
Pages: 240
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.50lbs
Size: 7.70h x 5.00w x 0.80d
ISBN: 9781785901379

About the Author
Ian Colvin: Ian Colvin was a journalist and author. As a journalist he began his career on the News Chronicle in Berlin, from where he was expelled by the Nazis in 1939. During the 1950s and 1960s Colvin worked as a foreign correspondent in Africa and the Middle East for the Daily Telegraph. At the time of his death in 1975, he was the Telegraph's chief leader writer and roving foreign correspondent.

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