The Resource The secret war : spies, ciphers, and guerrillas, 1939-1945, Max Hastings

The secret war : spies, ciphers, and guerrillas, 1939-1945, Max Hastings

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The secret war : spies, ciphers, and guerrillas, 1939-1945
Title
The secret war
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spies, ciphers, and guerrillas, 1939-1945
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Max Hastings
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Language
eng
Summary
An examination of one of the most important yet underexplored aspects of World War II--intelligence--shows how espionage successes and failures by the United States, Britain, Russia, Germany, and Japan influenced the course of the war and its final outcome
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Title
The secret war
Creator
Summary
A sweeping examination of one of the most important yet underexplored aspects of World War II--intelligence--showing how espionage successes and failures by the United States, Britain, Russia, Germany and Japan influenced the course of the war and its final outcome
Subject
Genre
Tone
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10488835
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
940.5485
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
D810.S7
LC item number
H365 2016
Literary form
non fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
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spies, ciphers, and guerrillas, 1939-1945
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spies, ciphers, and guerrillas, 1939-1945
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Max Hastings
The secret war : spies, ciphers, and guerrillas, 1939-1945, Max Hastings
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The secret war : spies, ciphers, and guerrillas, 1939-1945, Max Hastings
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"First published in a different form in the United Kingdom in 2015." -- copyright page
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 579-585) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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text
Content type code
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Content type MARC source
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Contents
Before the deluge. Seekers after truth ; The British: gentlemen and players ; The Russians: temples of espionage -- The storm breaks. The "fiction flood" ; Shadowing Canaris -- Miracles take a little longer: Bletchley. "Tips" and "cillis" ; Flirting with America -- The dogs that barked. "Lucy's" people ; Sorge's warnings ; The orchestra plays ; The deaf man in the Kremlin -- Divine winds. Mrs Ferguson's tea set ; The Japanese ; The man who won Midway -- Muddling and groping: the Russians at war. Centre mobilises ; The end of Sorge ; The second source ; Gourevitch takes a train -- Britain's secret war machine. The sharp end ; The brain ; At sea -- 'Mars': the bloodiest deception. Gehlen ; "Agent Max" -- The orchestra's last concert -- Guerrilla. Registers and raiders ; SOE -- Hoover's G-men, Donovan's wild men. Adventurers ; Ivory towers ; Allen Dulles: talking to Germany -- Russia's partisans: terrorising both sides -- Islands in the storm. The Abwehr's Irish jig ; No man's land -- A little help from their friends. "It stinks, but somebody has to do it" ; American traitors -- The knowledge factories. Agents ; The jewel of sources ; Production lines ; Infernal machines -- 'Blunderhead': the English patient -- Eclipse of the Abwehr. Hitler's Bletchleys ; "Cicero" ; The fantasists ; The "good" Nazi -- Battlefields. Wielding the Ultra wand ; Suicide spies ; Tarnished triumph -- Black widows, few white knights. Fighting Japan ; Fighting each other ; The enemy: groping in the dark -- 'Enormoz' -- Decoding victory
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xxvi, 610 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062259271
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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Note
cat49
Other physical details
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  • ocn913135714
  • (OCoLC)913135714
  • 1322430

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