The Ghost Army was a United States Army tactical
deception unit during World War II imitating earlier
British operations, officially known as the 23rd Headquarters Special Troops.
1,100-man unit was given a unique mission within the
U.S Army: to
impersonate other U.S. Army units to
deceive the enemy. From a few weeks
when they landed in France,
until the end of the war,
they put on a "traveling road show".
tanks, sound trucks, fake radio transmissions and
pretense. They staged more than 20 battlefield
operating very close to the front lines.
Their mission was kept secret
until 1996, and elements
of it remain classified.
I'm going to use a few of these insignia for my
(Green Army) Brazos Imperial Army.
The Evil Empire on the Brazos (BEE) chronicles the on going wars (games) and the diplomatic efforts (Posts/GNN Reports) of all the known nations (wargame collections) in my little area of the galaxy.My goal is to both entertain
and inform those new to art of miniature wargaming, and have a few laughs with it. This Blog is open to all and also welcomes comment from all and I hope that many will come to join in the madness.....)