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Paul Addison

28 June 1990
1940: Myth and Reality 
by Clive Ponting.
Hamish Hamilton, 263 pp., £15.99, May 1990, 0 241 12668 1
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British Intelligence in the Second World War. Vol. IV: Security and Counter-Intelligence 
by F.H. Hinsley and C.A.G. Simkins.
HMSO, 408 pp., £15.95, April 1990, 0 11 630952 0
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Unauthorised Action: Mountbatten and the Dieppe Raid 1942 
by Brian Loring Villa.
Oxford, 314 pp., £15, March 1990, 0 19 540679 6
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... which six thousand Canadians suffered four thousand casualties in a single morning, the raid was explained away at the time as a rehearsal for D-Day from which invaluable lessons were learnt. But as BrianLoringVilla demonstrates in a riveting work of historical detection, this was a cover-up from which other cover-ups followed in an intricate web of distortion. The raid was launched by Lord Louis ...

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