Road & Track

Maybe it was an unworkable, irresponsible plan. The setting is the height of WWII, and the Allies needed to sprint a dead body across the UK in order to mislead the Nazis about their invasion plans, quickly, and with the utmost secrecy. Entrusting the outcome of a secret mission to an Aston Martin works driver was decidedly unorthodox, but there was only one man for the job: St. John "Jock" Horsfall.

Before (and after) the war, he was a colorful and flamboyant race driver, but Jock Horsfall was many things to many people. Read about the wartime career and racing adventures of one of the key players in the improbable (but entirely true) tale of Operation Mincemeat.


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