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The Spy Tactic That Almost Destroyed WWII Britain

During World War II, the German army designed printing plates to create counterfeit British bills. Known as "Operation Bernhard," its goal was to flood the British economy with currency and destabilize the economy. Learn more about these elaborate printing plates from Vince Houghton, curator and historian at the International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C. 

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