Not many women would turn down a posting to Bletchley park but Patricia Davies did. It rubbed up a few noses but it ensured that she would be involved in one of the most audacious secret missions of the War. Operation Mincemeat was a highly innovative and successful deception which helped to convince the German high command that the Allies planned to invade Greece and Sardinia in 1943 instead of Sicily, the actual objective.

Patricia Davies

Patricia Davies was involved in one of the most notorious secret war events of the Second World War.  It was called Operation Mincemeat - aka “The man who never was”.


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