Searchers: Radio Intercept in Two World Wars

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With the renewed interest in wartime intelligence, this timely history of radio signal intercepting will find an eager audience. The heroes here are not the codebreakers themselves, but the searchers in the Y Service, who did their work by sitting for hours, trying to overhear the enemy.
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Overview

With the renewed interest in wartime intelligence, this timely history of radio signal intercepting will find an eager audience. The heroes here are not the codebreakers themselves, but the searchers in the Y Service, who did their work by sitting for hours, trying to overhear the enemy.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780304366514
  • Publisher: Orion Publishing Group, Limited
  • Publication date: 5/28/2004
  • Series: Cassell Military Paperbacks
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 5.18 (w) x 7.90 (h) x 0.76 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface 7
Introduction: The Way Ahead 9
Maps and diagrams 13
1 The Birth of Radio 23
2 The First Radio Conflict 28
3 Shaping a New System 38
4 A New Freemasonry 51
5 Progress to Calamity 62
6 Foundations 70
7 Alone and Under Siege 86
8 Mediterranean Imbroglio 96
9 Towards Armageddon 105
10 Global War 116
11 Crisis at Bletchley Park 128
12 Point of Balance 135
13 Rebound in 1942 157
14 The Flickering Torch 166
15 The Symbol Effect 172
16 General Advance 186
17 Misconceptions Exposed 194
18 The Attrition of Japan 204
19 Overture to Overlord 214
20 Normandy to Arnhem 227
21 The Looming Silence 237
22 Dogfights 251
23 Ultimate Climax 265
24 Endless Story 276
Bibliography 280
Index and Glossary 281
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