Agent Garbo: The Brilliant, Eccentric Secret Agent Who by Stephan Talty

By Stephan Talty

Were the D-Day landings stored from failure due to a lone mystery agent?

Agent Garbo tells the staggering tale of a self-made undercover agent who matched wits with the easiest minds of the 3rd Reich — and gained. Juan Pujol was once a no one, a Barcelona fowl farmer made up our minds to oppose the Nazis. utilizing simply his present for bold falsehoods, Pujol grew to become Germany’s so much valued agent — or double agent: it took 4 attempts prior to the British believed he used to be rather at the Allies’ side.

In the guise of Garbo, Pujol grew to become in a masterpiece of deception priceless of his big-screen namesake. He created an imaginary million-man military, invented armadas out of skinny air, and taken an unlimited community of fictional subagents whirring to existence. His unwitting German handlers believed each note, and banked on Garbo’s lies as their in basic terms resource of espionage inside nice Britain.

For his maximum functionality, Pujol needed to persuade the German excessive Command that the D-Day invasion of Normandy was once a feint and the genuine assault was once geared toward Calais. The Nazis received it, turning the tide of conflict on the the most important moment.

Based on years of archival study and interviews with Pujol’s relatives, Agent Garbo is a true-life mystery set within the shadow global of espionage and deception.

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