Phantom at War: The British Army's Secret Intelligence and Communication Regiment of WWII

Phantom at War: The British Army's Secret Intelligence and Communication Regiment of WWII

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781841451183
Publisher: Cerberus Publishing
Publication date: 04/28/2005
Pages: 340
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Dedicationv
Acknowledgementsviii
Forewordx
Introductionxii
Chapter ICommunications1
Chapter IIShadows of War7
Chapter IIIDunkirk15
Chapter IVPhantom goes to War23
Chapter VPhantom Reborn29
Chapter VIThe Battle of Britain39
Chapter VIIThe Postman Calls47
Chapter VIIIThe Reorganised Phantom Returns to Europe53
Chapter IXPhantom in Ireland and North Africa59
Chapter XPhantom and the Dieppe Raid73
Chapter XITraining Continues83
Chapter XIIThe Tide Begins to Turn87
Chapter XIIIInto Europe97
Chapter XIVJ-Service111
Chapter XVItaly and the Spring Offensive115
Chapter XVIAn Air of Optimism121
Chapter XVIID-Day and Onwards127
Chapter XVIIIWorking with the Americans139
Chapter XIXPhantom 'F' Squadron and the Special Air Services151
Chapter XXHitler's Answer to the Invasion of France189
Chapter XXIClosing the Falaise Gap197
Chapter XXIIArnhem209
Chapter XXIIIBattle of the Bulge222
Chapter XXIVAcross the Rhine and into Germany233
Chapter XXVHitler Remains Defiant244
Chapter XXVIVictory253
Chapter XXVIIPhantom Officers' Memories267
Chapter XXVIIIStories from the Men of Phantom295
Appendix 1Military Historian Philip Warner's view of Phantom321
Appendix 2Letter from David Niven325
Appendix 3Development of Wireless up to WWII327
Select Bibliography333
Index335

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