This chapter describes the execution of Operation Mincemeat. It details the preparation of the body of Glyndwr Michael, the corpse-courier, for his covert mission; the journey of the British submarine into position to drop off the dead body; its discovery by a Spanish fisherman; and Spanish doctors's performance of a post-mortem examination on the corpse. The impact of the plan became evident following the decryption of intercepted German radio signals, which suggested that the Spaniards handed the crucial document planted by the British to the Germans and that the latter accepted that document as genuine.
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