Maskelyne, Jasper Historical Figures Magicians
British entertainer in the 1930s. Played an important role in the Second World War by creating illusions to deceive the enemy - including platoons of dummy tanks and a fake harbour. His story is soon to be made into a film. Born 1902, died 1973.
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- Jasper Maskelyne : Master of Make-Believe - A critical portrait of the wartime career of Jasper Maskelyne which questions the accuracy of previous accounts, namely, Maskelyne\\'s ghost-written memoirs "Magic - Top Secret" and David Fisher\'s "The War Magician".
- Channel 4 Real Lives - Magic at War - Biographical portrait of this magician and entertainer, and magicians his role during World War 2.
- Guardian Unlimited - That's Magic - Article by Nancy Banks-Smith.
- Jasper Maskelyne - Brief overview of achievements.
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