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The secret war : spies, ciphers, and guerrillas 1939-1945 / Max Hastings.

Hastings, Max, author. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780062259271
  • ISBN: 006225927X
  • Physical Description: xxvii, 610 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, An Imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note: "First published in a different form in the United Kingdom in 2015"--Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 559-585) and index..
Formatted Contents Note: 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. Resisters and raiders ; SOE -- Hoover's G-men, Donovan's wild men. Adventurers ; Ivory towers ; Allen Dulles: talking to Germans -- 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.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 > Secret service.
World War, 1939-1945 > Underground movements.
World War, 1939-1945 > Cryptography.
World War, 1939-1945 > Electronic intelligence.
Intelligence service > History > 20th century.
Espionage > History > 20th century.
Bletchley Park (Milton Keynes, England) > History.

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