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The American black chamber

Author: Herbert O Yardley
Publisher: Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, ©1931.
Series: Bluejacket books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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During the 1920s Herbert O. Yardley was chief of the first peacetime cryptographic organisation in the United States, the ancestor of today's National Security Agency.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herbert O Yardley
ISBN: 1591149894 9781591149897
OCLC Number: 229282185
Notes: Originally published: Indianapolis : Bobbs-Merrill, 1931.
Description: 375 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: The State Department code room --
At the War College --
Secret inks --
Patricia --
Madame Maria de Victorica --
Two German wireless intercepts --
Pablo Waberski --
A stolen code --
Ordered abroad --
The British Cipher Bureau --
La chambre noire --
At the peace conference --
Soviet spies --
Japanese secret codes --
A missionary cryptographer --
The Washington Armament Conference --
I receive the Distinguished Service Medal --
The secretary sees the President --
A word with the State Department --
The black chamber is destroyed.
Series Title: Bluejacket books.
Responsibility: Herbert O. Yardley.

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