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  • Hastings, Max. author.
     
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  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service.
     
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  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements.
     
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  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Cryptography.
     
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  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Electronic intelligence.
     
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  • Intelligence service -- History -- 20th century.
     
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  • Espionage -- History -- 20th century.
     
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  • Bletchley Park (Milton Keynes, England) -- History.
     
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    The secret war : spies, ciphers, and guerrillas, 1939-1945 / Max Hastings.
    by Hastings, Max. author.
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    Subjects
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service.
  •  
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements.
  •  
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Cryptography.
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  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Electronic intelligence.
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  • Intelligence service -- History -- 20th century.
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  • Espionage -- History -- 20th century.
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  • Bletchley Park (Milton Keynes, England) -- History.
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    New York, NY : Harper, An Imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2016]
    Edition: 
    First U.S. edition.
    Description: 
    xxvi, 610 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
    RDA Types: 
    text
    still image
    unmediated
    volume
    ISBN: 
    9780062259271
    006225927X
    0062441566
    9780062441560
    Contents: 
    Before the deluge. Seekers after truth ; The British: gentlemen and players ; The Russians: temples of espionage -- The storm breaks. The "fiction flood" ; Shadowing Canaris -- Miracles take a little longer: Bletchley. "Tips" and "cillis" ; Flirting with America -- The dogs that barked. "Lucy's" people ; Sorge's warnings ; The orchestra plays ; The deaf man in the Kremlin -- Divine winds. Mrs Ferguson's tea set ; The Japanese ; The man who won Midway -- Muddling and groping: the Russians at war. Centre mobilises ; The end of Sorge ; The second source ; Gourevitch takes a train -- Britain's secret war machine. The sharp end ; The brain ; At sea -- 'Mars': the bloodiest deception. Gehlen ; "Agent Max" -- The orchestra's last concert -- Guerrilla. Registers and raiders ; SOE -- Hoover's G-men, Donovan's wild men. Adventurers ; Ivory towers ; Allen Dulles: talking to Germany -- Russia's partisans: terrorising both sides -- Islands in the storm. The Abwehr's Irish jig ; No man's land -- A little help from their friends. "It stinks, but somebody has to do it" ; American traitors -- The knowledge factories. Agents ; The jewel of sources ; Production lines ; Infernal machines -- 'Blunderhead': the English patient -- Eclipse of the Abwehr. Hitler's Bletchleys ; "Cicero" ; The fantasists ; The "good" Nazi -- Battlefields. Wielding the Ultra wand ; Suicide spies ; Tarnished triumph -- Black widows, few white knights. Fighting Japan ; Fighting each other ; The enemy: groping in the dark -- 'Enormoz' -- Decoding victory.
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    Summary: 
    An examination of one of the most important yet underexplored aspects of World War II--intelligence--shows how espionage successes and failures by the United States, Britain, Russia, Germany, and Japan influenced the course of the war and its final outcome.
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