(via Nadezhda Popova, WWII ‘Night Witch,’ Dies at 91 – The New York Times)
Operation F.A.U.S.T. #bgg #wwii
Some very powerful imagery in this video.
(via Show of Force | 99% Invisible)
During World War II, a massive recruitment effort targeted students from the top art schools across the country. These young designers, artists, and makers were being asked to help execute a wild idea that came out of one the nation’s most conservative organizations: the United States Army.
The crazy idea was this: The United States Army would design a “deception unit”: a unit that would appear to the enemy as a large armored division with tanks, trucks, artillery, and thousands of soldiers. But this unit would actually be equipped only with fake tanks, fake trucks, fake artillery and manned by just a handful of soldiers.
A friend of mine brought over Victory of Europe by Columbia Games. A great game with a perfect balance of history and game mechanisms. A+!
Don’t let your love be an enigma! Share it with others so they don’t have to decode it. #valentinesdaynerdedition #happyvalentinesday #WWII #enigma #technology #bletchleypark #alanturning #revolution #revolutionary
Unconditional Surrender – Poland 1939
Books I want to read.