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The Resource The secret history of World War II : spies, code breakers & covert operations, Neil Kagan, Stephen G. Hyslop ; foreword by Kenneth W. Rendell

The secret history of World War II : spies, code breakers & covert operations, Neil Kagan, Stephen G. Hyslop ; foreword by Kenneth W. Rendell

Label
The secret history of World War II : spies, code breakers & covert operations
Title
The secret history of World War II
Title remainder
spies, code breakers & covert operations
Statement of responsibility
Neil Kagan, Stephen G. Hyslop ; foreword by Kenneth W. Rendell
Title variation
  • Secret history of World War two
  • Secret history of World War 2
  • Spies, code breakers & covert operations
  • Spies, code breakers and covert operations
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Contributor
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"From spy missions to code breaking, this richly illustrated account of the covert operations of World War II takes readers behind the battle lines and deep into the undercover war effort that changed the course of history. From the authors who created Eyewitness to World War II and numerous other best-selling illustrated reference books, this is the shocking story behind the covert activity that shaped the outcome of one of the world's greatest conflicts--and the destiny of millions of people. National Geographic's landmark book illuminates World War II as never before by taking you inside the secret lives of spies and spy masters; secret agents and secret armies; Enigma machines and code breakers; psychological warfare and black propaganda; secret weapons and secret battle strategies. Seven heavily illustrated narrative chapters reveal the truth behind the lies and deception that shaped the 'secret war'; eight essays showcase hundreds of rare photos and artifacts (many never before seen); more than 50 specially created sidebars tell the stories of spies and secret operations. Renowned historian and top-selling author Stephen Hyslop reveals this little-known side of the war in captivating detail, weaving in extraordinary eyewitness accounts and information only recently declassified. Rare photographs, artifacts, and illuminating graphics enrich this absorbing reference book"--
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DLC
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Dewey number
940.54/85
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
D810.S7
LC item number
K23 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Label
The secret history of World War II : spies, code breakers & covert operations, Neil Kagan, Stephen G. Hyslop ; foreword by Kenneth W. Rendell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Setting Europe Ablaze/A War of Nerves -- Artifacts of War: The Global Need for Secrecy -- Deciphering Japan's Secrets/Surprise Attacks in the Pacific -- Artifacts of War: Enter the OSS -- Resisting the Reich/Secret Warriors -- Artifacts of War: Tools for a Dangerous Trade -- Artifacts of War: Escape and Evasion -- Unlocking the Enigma Code/Man Versus Machine -- Artifacts of War: The Reich's Long Reach to America -- Endgame Europe/A Web of Lies and Deception -- Artifacts of War: Black Propaganda, a Secret War of Words -- Zero Hour in the Pacific/Guarding the War's Biggest Secret
Control code
5824350
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
351 pages
Isbn
9781426217012
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2016023892
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn936532482
  • (OCoLC)936532482
Label
The secret history of World War II : spies, code breakers & covert operations, Neil Kagan, Stephen G. Hyslop ; foreword by Kenneth W. Rendell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Setting Europe Ablaze/A War of Nerves -- Artifacts of War: The Global Need for Secrecy -- Deciphering Japan's Secrets/Surprise Attacks in the Pacific -- Artifacts of War: Enter the OSS -- Resisting the Reich/Secret Warriors -- Artifacts of War: Tools for a Dangerous Trade -- Artifacts of War: Escape and Evasion -- Unlocking the Enigma Code/Man Versus Machine -- Artifacts of War: The Reich's Long Reach to America -- Endgame Europe/A Web of Lies and Deception -- Artifacts of War: Black Propaganda, a Secret War of Words -- Zero Hour in the Pacific/Guarding the War's Biggest Secret
Control code
5824350
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
351 pages
Isbn
9781426217012
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2016023892
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn936532482
  • (OCoLC)936532482

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