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The secret listeners : how the wartime Y Service intercepted the secret German codes for Bletchley Park

Author: Sinclair McKay
Publisher: London : Aurum Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Follow-up to the bestselling The Secret Life of Bletchley Park, the hitherto-untold story of how young men and women across the world listened in to and intercepted the enemy's radio traffic so that Bletchley Park's codebreakers could turn the course of the war. Before Bletchley Park could break the German war machine's codes, its daily military communications had to be monitored and recorded by #x93;the Listening  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sinclair McKay
ISBN: 9781781310908 1781310904
OCLC Number: 864435983
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Title page; Contents; 1 Tuning in to the Enemy; 2 Reporting for Special Duties; 3 The Human Computors; 4 The Listeners at Large; 5 The Blitz and the Ghost Voices; 6 Heat, Sand and Ashes; 7 A World Wide Web of Intelligence; 8 Feuds, Farce and Panic; 9 Wilder Shores and Secret Missions; 10 This is No Holiday Camp; 11 Storms in the Desert; 12 Rommel and the Art of Dirty Tricks; 13 Not So Quiet on the Domestic Front; 14 Life-Long Friendships Were Forged; 15 By the Sleepy Lagoon; 16 Foreboding and Frustration; 17 Witnesses to Different Worlds; 18 D-Day and After. 19 The End and the Beginning20 The Legacy of the Listeners; Notes; Acknowledgements; Index; Reporting for Duty: an extract from The Secret History of Bletchley Park; Introduction: an extract from The Lost World of Bletchely Park; Copyright.
Responsibility: Sinclair McKay.

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Behind the celebrated code-breaking at Bletchley Park lies another secret.  Read more...

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'As McKay argues in this well-told story, the Y Service has been "sadly and curiously" uncelebrated. Yet were it not for all those encoded messages relayed with such care, the codebreakers at Read more...

 
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