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How I discovered World War II's greatest spy : and other stories of intelligence and code

Author: David Kahn
Publisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, [2014] ©2014
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Kahn
ISBN: 9781466561991 1466561998
OCLC Number: 792875611
Notes: "An Auerbach book."
Description: xiv, 453 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: INTRODUCTIONHow I Discovered World War II's Greatest Spy Who Was the Greatest Spy of World War II? AMERICAN STORIESDid Roosevelt Know? Pearl Harbor and the Inadequacy of Cryptanalysis Appendix: A Japanese CryptosystemThe Woman Who Made the Key DiscoveryHow the United States Viewed Germany and Japan in 1941Roosevelt, Magic, and UltraEdward Bell and His Zimmermann Telegram MemorandaCryptology and the Origins of Spread Spectrum Secret Telephone in the Cabinet War Rooms Defining Terms The First Unbreakable Scrambler Vocoder Speech Synthesizer StudiedEnter the X-System Telephones Protected against TappingTraining Conducted in Secret For Churchill, a Cigar and InformalityGeneral Strategy by TelephoneSummit Conferences Amid Informality To Probe FurtherCASESRise of Intelligence Intelligence in World War II: A Survey Germany's Intelligence Failure in World War II An Enigma Chronology The Black Code Nothing Sacred: The Allied Solution of Vatican Codes in World War II Finland's Codebreaking in World War II Soviet Comint in the Cold War How the Allies Suppressed the Second Greatest Secret of World War II Acknowledgments Part IV A Theory, Clausewitz, and MoreAn Historical Theory of Intelligence The Past The Present The FutureClausewitz on Intelligence Surprise and Secrecy: Two Thoughts Intelligence Lessons in Macbeth How Garbles Tricked History The Cryptologic Origin of Braille The Only False Message I Know The Prehistory of the General Staff PERSONALITIESCharles J. Mendelsohn and why I Envy Him Acknowledgment The Man in the Iron Mask: Encore ET Enfin, Cryptologically Chiffres Diplomatiques Students Better than a Pro (Bazeries) and an Author (Candela) The Old Master of Austrian Cryptology Book Review A COUNTERFACTUAL AND THE FUTUREEnigma Uncracked: The Allies Fail to Break the German Cipher MachineThe Future of the Past: Questions in Cryptologic History Acknowledgments
Other Titles: How I discovered World War two's greatest spy
Responsibility: David Kahn ; foreword by Bruce Schneier.
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