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Intelligence in war : knowledge of the enemy from Napoleon to al-Qaeda

Author: John Keegan
Publisher: New York : Knopf, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Examines a series of historical wartime events to delineate the strategies and outcomes of each while linking the function of their intelligence operations, refuting perceptions that intelligence superiority is a key to war success.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Keegan, John, 1934-
Intelligence in war.
New York : Knopf, 2003
(OCoLC)622827358
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Keegan
ISBN: 0375400532 9780375400537
OCLC Number: 51275201
Description: xx, 387 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Knowledge of the enemy --
Chasing Napoleon --
Local knowledge : Stonewall Jackson in the Shenandoah Valley --
Wireless intelligence --
Crete : foreknowledge no help --
Midway : the complete intelligence victory? --
Intelligence, one factor among many : the Battle of the Atlantic --
Human intelligence and secret weapons --
Military intelligence since 1945 --
The value of military intelligence.
Responsibility: John Keegan.

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Examines a series of historical wartime events to delineate the strategies and outcomes of each while linking the function of their intelligence operations, refuting perceptions that intelligence superiority is a key to war success.

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