The Quaker Gun or a way to project strength

2020-04-11T00:55:11-04:00September 12th, 2017|History|

One of the methods of deceiving the Germans before the invasion of Europe in 1944 was to create a fictitious army under the command of George Patton. Inflatable tanks and airplanes were manufactured along with radio traffic and it gave German intelligence fits. Patton after all had a reputation as the American army’s hardest hitter [...]