Description - Voices of the Code Breakers by Michael Paterson
This title offers a comprehensive look at the undercover war, revealing just how much of WWII was won away from the battlefields and how each side desperately tried to get into the 'mind set' of their enemies' code makers.From the British cryptologists to the Navajo Indians whose codes helped win the war against Japan, this book reveals the stories of extraordinary people and their chance finds, lucky accidents, dogged determination and moments of sheer brilliance, to expose how the war was really won.It includes an intriguing glimpse of the early history of the computer - its spectacular uses and subsequent development. It features vivid first-hand accounts from the staff of Bletchley Park, French and Dutch resistance fighters, the American secret agents and members of the Services Liaison Unit who passed on vital coded information to field commanders. It also includes a 16 page plate section with rare archive photographs.
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(198mm x 129mm x 21mm)
David & Charles
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Author Biography - Michael Paterson
Michael Paterson is a military historian, researcher, writer and illustrator who began his career on the military magazine Battlefield Review. He is the author of Battle for the Skies, Winston Churchill: His Military Life 1895-1945, and was a key researcher on Voices from D-Day.