From the creator of Dangerous Davies. In the spring and early summer of 1944 a huge force – over a million and a half strong – spread across Southern England awaiting the greatest adventure in military history – the invasion of Occupied Europe. This army – mainly British, Americans and Canadians — most of whom had no experience of battle, was to be transported across the English Channel. No-one knew how. This is the story of the the American ‘occupation’ of South Devon to permit realistic war games. with characters ranging from General Eisenhower to the village simpleton. A recreation of the astonishing operation which preceded the Allied landing in France.