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Description - Capturing Enigma by Stephen Harper

An attack by a British destroyer on a German U-boat in the Eastern Mediterranean in October 1942 altered the course of the entire war. The capture of secret coding material from U-559, at the cost of two of HMS Petard's crew, enabled Bletchley Park's codebreakers to successfully crack the U-boat cypher

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780750930505
ISBN-10: 0750930500
Format: Paperback
(178mm x 110mm x 10mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: The History Press Ltd
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jul-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Stephen Harper

Stephen Harper served in the Royal Navy during World War II as a coder on "HMS Petard "on her second commission, from 1945 to 1946. After the war he followed a career as a journalist and was Foreign Correspondent for the "Daily Express "for more than 20 years, and later Chief Foreign Correspondent. He is the author of "Last Sunset," "Miracle of Deliverance," and two novels.

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