The Secret War: Spies, Ciphers, and Guerrillas, 1939-1945

Max Hastings (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$35.00
Publisher
Harper
Publish Date
May 10, 2016
Pages
640
Dimensions
6.6 X 2.2 X 9.3 inches | 1.9 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780062259271
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About the Author

Max Hastings is the author of Overlord and Bomber Command and the coauthor of Battle for the Falklands. Editor of The Daily Telegraph, he lives in London, England.

Reviews

"Hastings (Catastrophe: 1914) further solidifies his gift for combining scholarship and readability in this scintillating overview of intelligence operations in WWII...Hastings tells it all in a book everyone interested in WWII should acquire."--Publishers Weekly
"Ambitious and often fascinating...This wide-ranging account is filled with compelling characters...A superb survey of an always interesting aspect of warfare."--Booklist
"[Hastings] brilliantly depicts the byzantine world of intelligence agencies, with dry humor and perception."--New York Review of Books
"[D]efinitive....This is a marvelous book - smart, carefully and exhaustively researched and highly informative. Even those exceptionally knowledgeable about World War II will find it extremely valuable. It is compelling and fascinating reading."--Christian Science Monitor