Dudley Clarke

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Dudley Clarke
Born1899
Ladysmith, Natal
Died1974

Brigadier Dudley Wrangel Clarke (1899–1974) was a skilled amateur magician, taught magic by his uncle Sidney Wrangel Clarke.

Biography

He was an officer in the British Army who was behind several deception operations during the Second World War.

Clarke founded the British Army's Commando Regiment and was head of "A Force", the British deception planning & operations section in the Middle East and Mediterranean Theaters.

After World War II, he headed a public opinion research department for the Conservative Central Office and wrote the crime novel "Golden Arrow" (1955).

References

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  • DETECTING DECEPTION: A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF COUNTERDECEPTION ACROSS TIME, CULTURES, AND DISCIPLINES by Barton Whaley (2006)
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