This course is offered online via the free, easy-to-use Zoom program.
Using photographs and
maps, this course will focus on the use of tactical and strategic deception
during the course of World War II. With particular (but not exclusive)
attention on deception practiced by the British and Americans, we will examine
the theory and practice of deception (when the war began, no one knew how to
carry out successful deception – it took time to learn) and the various
amazingly creative means of deceiving your foe on tactical and strategic
levels, with special attention on double agents (some had Hollywood-like
careers) and counterfeiting. There will be some opportunities for
Greig Siedor, J.D., Yale Law School; Chief
Legal Officer, Veolia ES Technical Solutions, LLC; OLLI instructor.
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