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The Rebecca Code : Rommel's Spy in North Africa and Operation Kondor.

Author: Mark Simmons
Publisher: Stroud : The History Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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John Eppler thought himself to be the perfect spy. Born to German parents, he grew up in Egypt, adopted by a wealthy family and was educated in Europe. Fluent in German, English and Arabic, he made the Hadj to Mecca but was more at home in high society or travelling the desert on camelback with his adopted Bedouin tribe. After joining the German Secret Service in 1937, in 1942 he was sent across the desert to Cairo  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Named Person: John W Eppler; John W Eppler
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Simmons
ISBN: 9780752478852 0752478850
OCLC Number: 815384282
Description: 1 online resource (296 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title; Acknowledgements; Contents; Prologue; Part I The Characters; 1. Johannes Eppler, Beirut, May 1937; 2. Eppler, Athens and Berlin, July-August 1937; 3. László Almásy; 4. Alfred Sansom; Part II The Scene; 5. Cairo, Spring 1941; 6. The Western Desert; 7. Tripoli, March 1941; Part III Operations; 8. The Troublesome General; 9. Exit Ritter; 10. Under the Pagoda Tree; 11. The 'Good Source'; 12. Interview with the Führer; Part IV Kondor; 13. Planning; 14. The Rebecca Code; 15. False Start; 16. Operation Salam; 17. Assiut; 18. The Flap; 19. Kondor Calling; 20. The Ring Tightens. 21. Currency Matters22. The Raid; 23. Rommel at Bay; 24. Interrogation; 25. The Riddle of Alam Halfa; Epilogue; Dramatis Personae; Bibliography; Glossary; Plates; About the Author; Abbreviations to Notes; Copyright.

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Fluent in German, English and Arabic, he made the Hadj to Mecca but was more at home in high society or travelling the desert on camelback with his adopted Bedouin tribe. It is a tale of the desert,  Read more...

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