Strategic Deception Plans Facilitate Campaign Success
Allied signals intelligence dramatically expanded during TORCH planning. Focused Allied deception efforts concealed force movements, and intelligence gauged the stratagemâ€™s efficacy. All-source intelligence fusion integrated with operations shaped strategic deception. This first Allied marriage of special intelligence and strategic deception was vital to TORCHâ€™s success. Indeed, the TORCH experience validates most of the tenets of operational deception found in current joint doctrine.
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