Jasper Maskelyne: Winning WWII with Magic

In 1941, Master Magician Jasper Maskelyne was called upon by the British Army to create elaborate illusions to aid in the war effort in North Africa. But for the first time in Tell Me What to Google history, I’m calling this legend into question! In this episode, I examine this unusual story in detail and chat with magician Erik Tait about its veracity!

For the unedited video of my conversation with Erik Tait and more, visit my Patreon.

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