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Burn after reading : the espionage history of World War II

Author: Ladislas Farago
Publisher: Annopolis : Naval Institute Press, 2012.
Series: Bluejacket books.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fought under the cover of elaborate deceptions and ruthless lies, the deadly intelligence operations of World War II produced victories and defeats that were often as important as any reached on the battlefield. A behind-the-scenes history of the war, this book offers an exciting picture of the whole range of clandestine activities, the various forms of intelligence, espionage and sabotage, subversion and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
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Farago, Ladislas.
Burn After Reading : The Espionage History of World War II.
Annopolis : Naval Institute Press, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ladislas Farago
ISBN: 9781612511801 1612511805
OCLC Number: 817875437
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Preface; 1 "Operation Canned Meat"; 2 The Fox in His Lair; 3 Canaris Paves the Way; 4 Stagnation in the Allied Camp; 5 The Trojan Horses; 6 The Great Carillon; 7 Straws in the North Wind; 8 Behind the Battle of Europe; 9 Churchill At the Helm; 10 The Bitter Weeds of England; 11 Barbarossa; 12 Footloose in "Sicily"; 13 Rhapsody in Red; 14 War in the Wings; 15 A Man Called "Ramsey"; 16 Target: United States; 17 The Magic of the Black Chamber; 18 Donovan's Brain; 19 The Misery and Grandeur of the Secret War; 20 On the Eve of D-Day; 21 The House on Heren Street. 22 The Surrender of JapanBibliography; Index.
Series Title: Bluejacket books.
Responsibility: by Ladislas Farago.

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Fought under the cover of elaborate deceptions and ruthless lies, the deadly intelligence operations of World War II produced victories and defeats that were often as important as any reached on the battlefield. A behind-the-scenes history of the war, this book offers an exciting picture of the whole range of clandestine activities, the various forms of intelligence, espionage and sabotage, subversion and counter-espionage--the entire secret war conducted apart from conventional warfare. The major exploits of the O.S.S., M.I.5, Abwehr, and the Deuxieme Bureau are described in colorful detail b.

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