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The secret war

Author: Brian Johnson; British Broadcasting Corporation.
Publisher: London : British Broadcasting Corporation, 1978.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The 1939-45 War was a struglle as much between scientists as fighting men. The need, on both sides, to counter the enemy's technological ingenuity was a spur to scientific invention. The BBC1 television programmes looked at six key areas of the 'back-room' secret war. Brian Johnson, who produced the series, has expanded them for his book"--Jacket.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Johnson, Brian, 1925-
Secret war.
London : British Broadcasting Corporation, 1978
(OCoLC)644134711
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Johnson; British Broadcasting Corporation.
ISBN: 0563174250 9780563174257 0563177691 9780563177692
OCLC Number: 3878896
Notes: "Based on the BBC television series The Secret war."
Description: 352 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, maps, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction : a letter from Oslo --
The battle of the beams --
Radar --
Terror weapons --
The Battle of the Atlantic --
Misfortunes of war --
Enigma.
Responsibility: Brian Johnson.

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"The 1939-45 War was a struglle as much between scientists as fighting men. The need, on both sides, to counter the enemy's technological ingenuity was a spur to scientific invention. The BBC1 television programmes looked at six key areas of the 'back-room' secret war. Brian Johnson, who produced the series, has expanded them for his book"--Jacket.

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