The Secret War

The Secret War

Spies, Ciphers, and Guerrillas, 1939-1945

Book - 2016
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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.
Publisher: New York : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2016
Edition: First U.S. edition
ISBN: 9780062259271
006225927X
Branch Call Number: 940.5485 Hast
Characteristics: xxvi, 610 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm

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SEBoiko
Sep 23, 2016

It was hard to balance the rival claims of personal freedom and national security in the midst of a war.

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Sep 23, 2016

Intelligence could achieve nothing if it was thus ignored.

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Sep 21, 2016

Tokyo was morbidly fearful of its communist neighbors,...

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Sep 21, 2016

... Perfect intelligence in war must of necessity be out-of-date and therefore ceases to be perfect...

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Sep 21, 2016

The Russian addiction to espionage and conspiracy was as old as time.

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Sep 21, 2016

... A spy should be like the devil; no one can trust him, not even himself.

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