t was an audacious double-cross that fooled the Nazis and shortened World War II. Now a newly-released document r

t was an audacious double-cross that fooled the Nazis and shortened World War II. Now a newly-released document reveals the crucial role played by Britain’s code-breaking experts in the 1944 invasion of France

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The piece of paper that fooled Hitler

It was an audacious double-cross that fooled the Nazis and shortened World War II. Now a newly-released document reveals the crucial role played by Britain’s code-breaking experts in the 1944 invasion of France.

Coded message

An intercepted memo picked up by British agents and decoded by experts at Bletchley Park - the decryption centre depicted in the film Enigma - revealed that German intelligence had fallen for the ruse.

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