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

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

Label
The secret war : spies, ciphers, and guerrillas 1939-1945
Title
The secret war
Title remainder
spies, ciphers, and guerrillas 1939-1945
Statement of responsibility
Max Hastings
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hastings, Max
Dewey number
940.5485
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D810.S7
LC item number
H365 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Intelligence service
  • Espionage
  • Bletchley Park (Milton Keynes, England)
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Cryptography
  • Electronic intelligence
  • Espionage
  • Intelligence service
  • Secret service
  • Underground movements, War
  • England
Label
The secret war : spies, ciphers, and guerrillas 1939-1945, Max Hastings
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"First published in a different form in the United Kingdom in 2015"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 579-585) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
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. 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
Control code
ocn913135714
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xxvii, 610 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062441560
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)913135714
  • (Sirsi) a1918874
Label
The secret war : spies, ciphers, and guerrillas 1939-1945, Max Hastings
Publication
Copyright
Note
"First published in a different form in the United Kingdom in 2015"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 579-585) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
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. 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
Control code
ocn913135714
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xxvii, 610 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062441560
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)913135714
  • (Sirsi) a1918874

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