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The War Magician: The Man Who Conjured Victory in the Desert

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Jasper Maskelyne was a world famous magician and illusionist in the 1930s. When war broke out, he volunteered his services to the British Army and was sent to Eygpt where the desert war had just begun. He used his skills to save the vital port of Alexandria from German bombers and to 'hide' the Suez Canal from them. He invented all sorts of camouflage methods to make trucks look like tanks and vice versa. Working for military intelligence, he put on a stage show inside the Royal Palace in Cairo in order to locate an enemy ...

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The War Magician: The man who conjured victory in the desert
2005, Cassell Military, London

ISBN-13: 9780304367092

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The War Magician: The man who conjured victory in the desert
2004, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London

ISBN-13: 9780297846352

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