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Voices of the codebreakers

Michael Paterson

Voices of the codebreakers

personal accounts of the secret heroes of World War II

by Michael Paterson

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Personal narratives,
  • Secret service,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Cryptography

  • About the Edition

    The course of World War II was shaped by the hidden actions of the code breakers. These unkown men and women played a vital role in the Allied victory yet the public was unaware of their actions, often for decases afterwards. In this new ediotn of Voices of the Code Breakers the code breakers tell their story,k reaching across the globe from breaking the Enigma code at Bletchley Park to the Navajo signallers in the Pacific. The compelling accounts of the extraordinary feats of these ordinary men and women, taken from almost 100 sources and personal testimonies, reaveal the true extent of the clandestine war during World War II. -- back cover

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMichael Paterson ; foreword by Robert Harris
    The Physical Object
    Pagination288 pages
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26974103M
    ISBN 101784383139
    ISBN 109781784383138
    OCLC/WorldCa1019615550

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    Get this from a library! The codebreakers: the story of secret writing. [David Kahn] -- Kahn traces history of codes and ciphers from the dawn of civilization and details their influence on war, commerce, diplomacy, and espionage. Voices of the Codebreakers by Michael Paterson Duplicated gift It is a great read which incorporates stories from operatives working in the field in Europe and SE Asia – provides a new insight into the wider work of Bletchley Park FREE UK MAINLAND POSTAGE. The book reveals the story of British Codebreakers from the reign of Elizabeth I to the Cold War. It explores the use of ciphers during the Napoleonic wars, the role of the Royal Mail’s Secret Office and the activities the Admiralty’s ‘Room 40’ leading to the creation of the Government’s Code and Cypher : £

    NEIL KAGAN heads Kagan & Associates, Inc., a firm specializing in designing and producing innovative illustrated books. Formerly publisher/managing editor and director of new product development for Time-Life Books, he created numerous book series, including the award-winning Voices of the Civil ly he edited Great Battles of the Civil War, Great Photography of the Civil War, and for /5(89). Inappropriate The list (including its title or description) facilitates illegal activity, or contains hate speech or ad hominem attacks on a fellow Goodreads member or author. Spam or Self-Promotional The list is spam or self-promotional. Incorrect Book The list contains an . The problem of Boger Bacon and the Shakespeare writings is treated not uninterestingly. Finally we go way out with paracryptology to "Ancestral Voices" and "Messages from Outer Space." In sum, this reviewer learned a lot from The Codebreakers, found many parts and sections to be of great interest, and considers it a monumental work. The.


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While the story of the successful Allied efforts to break Axis codes during World War II has been told well a number of times, British historian Paterson’s approach offers the reader a novel look at the subject, by in drawing heavily on interviews, memoirs, diaries, and similar first-hand accounts by the men and women who helped bring about that.The Codebreakers: The Story of Secret Writing by David Kahn.

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