Britain's Secret War

Britain's Secret War

by Michael Smith
     
 

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Britain's Secret War tells the astonishing story of how Britain's spies, boffins, and special operations teams helped to win the Second World War. The work of the Bletchley Park code breakers in breaking the German Enigma cipher is estimated to have cut the length of the war by around two years, saving countless lives, while the Double Cross system, in which

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Overview

Britain's Secret War tells the astonishing story of how Britain's spies, boffins, and special operations teams helped to win the Second World War. The work of the Bletchley Park code breakers in breaking the German Enigma cipher is estimated to have cut the length of the war by around two years, saving countless lives, while the Double Cross system, in which German secret agents were "turned" by the British to feed their Nazi agent-runners with false information, ensured the success of the D-Day landings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780233003375
Publisher:
Carlton Books
Publication date:
11/03/2011
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
10.20(w) x 11.50(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

Michael Smith is a former intelligence officer, award-winning journalist, and an expert on all aspects of British Secret War. He is the defense correspondent for the Sunday Times and is the author of Station X and The Spying Game.

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