A Book for all Reasons: WW2 - Intelligence and Code-breaking
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COLVIN, IAN,
CHIEF OF INTELLIGENCE.
Gallancz, London, 1951, 1st edn., 224pp, green cloth gilt, biography of Admiral Wilhelm Canaris, the Chief of Military Intelligence in the Third Reich, a complex political man, relieved of command in February 1944 and implicated in the Stauffenburg assassination attempt in July 1944, he was arrested and eventually hanged by the SS in April 1945, a little rubbed at extrems., gilding dull, no dustwrapper, very good,
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Book number: 24485
GBP 7.20 [Appr.: EURO 8.5 US$ 8.99 | JP¥ 1002]
Keywords: war ww2 military intelligence espionage abwehr

 CRUICKSHANK, CHARLES,, DECEPTION IN WORLD WAR II.
CRUICKSHANK, CHARLES,
DECEPTION IN WORLD WAR II.
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1979, 1st edn., [xiv], 248pp, 16pp half tone photo ills., 3 maps in text, black cloth lettered in gilt at spine, photo montage dustwrapper, an account of the various attempts at deceiving and/or misleading the Germans during WW2 to disguise the Allies real intentions, covering visual, operational and false information deception techniques, lightly rubbed at extrems., dustwrapper: pc., lightly rubbed at tips, spine a little sunned, very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 32750
GBP 19.50 [Appr.: EURO 22.75 US$ 24.36 | JP¥ 2715]
Keywords: war ww2 deception camouflage
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 ENEVER, TED,, BRITAINS'S BEST KEPT SECRET - Ultra's Base at Bletchley Park.
ENEVER, TED,
BRITAINS'S BEST KEPT SECRET - Ultra's Base at Bletchley Park.
Bramley Books / Quadrillion, London, 1999, 1st in imprint (previous issue by Sutton), vi, 90pp, half tone and line ills. in text, laminated pictorial boards with matching pictorial dustwrapper, an account of Bletchley Park, as it was and as it is today, the home during WW2 of the Government Code and Cypher School, where Enigma intercepts were decoded and analysed and Ultra, the highly secret intelligence data, was produced, fine in a fine dustwrapper,
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Book number: 32766
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.75 US$ 12.49 | JP¥ 1392]
Keywords: war ww2 home front intelligence enigma intercept ultra code breaking secret bletchley park station x
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 GARLINSKI, JÓZEF (FOREWORD BY PROFESSOR R. V. JONES),, INTERCEPT - The Enigma War.
GARLINSKI, JÓZEF (FOREWORD BY PROFESSOR R. V. JONES),
INTERCEPT - The Enigma War.
J. M. Dent, London, 1979, 1st edn., xx inc. map, 219pp, 16pp half tone photo ills., 7 line drawings in text, brown cloth lettered in gilt at spine, coloured lettered dustwrapper, an account of th breaking of the Enigma code during WW2 and the use to which the de-crypts (Ultra) was put, from the early work of Polish cryptanalysts in 1932 which was handed over to the British and French in 1939, the German modifications to the machine which were eventually mastered at Bletchley Park who further developed a fast method of decoding, allowing the decrypts to be acted on in many actions and campaigns, upper edge faintly foxed, all edges tanned, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at extrems., near fine in a near fine dustwrapper,
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Book number: 43508
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 US$ 9.99 | JP¥ 1114]
Keywords: war ww2 bletchley park ultra decrypts enigma intercepts polish cryptanalysis
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 HOWARD, MICHAEL,, STRATEGIC DECEPTION IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR.
HOWARD, MICHAEL,
STRATEGIC DECEPTION IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR.
Pimlico, London, 1992, paperback, [xiv], 271pp, 4pp maps, large format (9 x 6" approx.), coloured pictorial upper wrapper, originally published by HMSO as volume 5 of the 'Official History of British Intelligence in the Second World War', the author explains how a successful combination of security and intelligence made it possible to deceive the German High Command as to the strategic intentions of the Allies and make them greatly overestimate the resources at their disposal, describing the work of the Twenty Committee and the double-cross system, slight slant to spine, a little rubbed and bumped at extrems., light diagional creasing to wrappers and corners inclined to curl, good reading copy,
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Book number: 40050
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Keywords: war ww2 intelligence deception garbo security twenty xx committee double cross vf45
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 KAHN, DAVID,, HITLER'S SPIES.
KAHN, DAVID,
HITLER'S SPIES.
Arrow Books, London, 1980, 1st in imprint, trade paperback, [xiii], 525pp, [iv] ads., 24pp half tone photo ills., maps and diagrams in text, decorated wrappers, an account of the work of German Intelligence Agencies during WW2, the story of one of the most powerful and widespread but fatally flawed intelligence systems, covering all aspects of military intelligence gathering but also relating the failures to act on or interpret the intelligence gained at some of the most crucial stages of WW2, a little rubbed at extrems., light vertical creasing to spine, light creasing lower wrapper, very good,
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Book number: 41763
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.25 | JP¥ 696]
Keywords: war ww2 germany abwehr canaris
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 KAHN, DAVID,, HITLER'S SPIES.
KAHN, DAVID,
HITLER'S SPIES.
Arrow Books, London, 1980, 1st in imprint, trade paperback, xiii, 525pp, [iv] ads., 24pp half tone photo ills., maps and diagrams in text, decorated wrappers, an account of the work of German Intelligence Agencies during WW2, the story of one of the most powerful and widespread but fatally flawed intelligence systems, covering all aspects of military intelligence gathering but also relating the failures to act on or interpret the intelligence gained at some of the most crucial stages of WW2, sl. roll with several light vertical creases to spine, lightly rubbed at tips, edges tanned, very good plus,
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Book number: 41762
GBP 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.25 US$ 8.74 | JP¥ 975]
Keywords: war ww2 germany abwehr canaris
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 KAHN, DAVID,, SEIZING THE ENIGMA - The Race to Break the German U-Boat Codes, 1939-1943.
KAHN, DAVID,
SEIZING THE ENIGMA - The Race to Break the German U-Boat Codes, 1939-1943.
Souvenir Press, London, 1992, 1st edn., xii, 337pp, 16pp half tone photo ills., mapos/diagrams in text, maps at eps., black cloth lettered in silver at spine, decorated lettered dustwrapper, an account of the secret struggle of the cryptographers at Bletchley Park to break and keep up with the changes in the Enigma code used by Doenitz's U-boats, loosely inserted two colour photographs of Enigma machines, edges tanned, dustwrapper: price clipped, lightly rubbed at tips, very good plus in a very good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 26262
GBP 22.40 [Appr.: EURO 26 US$ 27.98 | JP¥ 3119]
Keywords: war ww2 gccs gchq bletchley park turing knox enigma colossus bombe denniston ultra
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 KATONA, EDITA WITH MACNAGHTEN, PATRICK,, CODE-NAME MARIANNE.
KATONA, EDITA WITH MACNAGHTEN, PATRICK,
CODE-NAME MARIANNE.
Collins and Harvill, London, 1976, 1st edn., 213pp, [x] appendices, 4pp half tone photo ills., brown cloth lettered in gilt at spine, half tone photo pictorial dustwrapper, an account of how, as a young Czech refugee, the author gained a post in French Naval Intelligence and was involved in photographing the military zone in Sicily, then assigned the task of forming a spy ring in Venice, and later the invasion of France her work went on until her cover was blown and she went on the run, lightly rubbed at tips, edges tanned, ink name/number front pastedown, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at extrems., very good in a very good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 39132
GBP 13.50 [Appr.: EURO 15.75 US$ 16.87 | JP¥ 1880]
Keywords: war ww2 czechoslavakia france naval intelligence espionage autobiography
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 LEWIN, RONALD,, ULTRA GOES TO WAR - The Secret Story.
LEWIN, RONALD,
ULTRA GOES TO WAR - The Secret Story.
Arrow Books, London, 1980, trade paperback, 398pp, 12pp half tone photo ills., col'd lettered wrappers, a history of the Enigma encoding machine, its developmnent and marketing, and an account of the work of Bletchley Park, the British 'Station X' which deciphered the code and the use made of 'Ultra', the intelligence it produced, very sl. spine slant with faint vertical crease, pages tanned, lightly rubbed at extrems., very good,
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Book number: 41776
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 US$ 9.99 | JP¥ 1114]
Keywords: war ww2 intelligence code breaking enigma ultra bletchley park
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 LEWIN, RONALD,, ULTRA GOES TO WAR - The Secret Story.
LEWIN, RONALD,
ULTRA GOES TO WAR - The Secret Story.
Book Club Associates, London, 1978, club edn., 398pp, 16pp half tone photo ills., black cloth lettered in silver at spine, photo pictorial dustwrapper, a history of the Enigma encoding machine, its development and marketing in the 1920's, the early work of the Polish intelligence service and an account of the WW2 work of Bletchley Park, the British 'Station X' which deciphered the code and produced the decrypts known as 'Ultra', and the successes and failures of the use of that intelligence in the field, sl. cocked, a little bumped lower cnr. lower bd., half signature with slight gathering damage to fore-edge, dustwrapper: a little rubbed at extrems., very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 32822
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 14 US$ 14.99 | JP¥ 1671]
Keywords: war ww2 intelligence code breaking enigma ultra bletchley park
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 LEWIN, RONALD,, ULTRA GOES TO WAR - The Secret Story.
LEWIN, RONALD,
ULTRA GOES TO WAR - The Secret Story.
Arrow Books, London, 1980, 1st in imprint, trade paperback, 398pp, 12pp half tone photo ills., [i] ads., coloured lettered wrappers, a history of the Enigma encoding machine, its developmnent and marketing, and an account of the work of Bletchley Park, the British 'Station X' which deciphered the code and the use made of 'Ultra', the intelligence it produced, faint vertical crease in spine, lightly rubbed at tips, edges tanned, very good plus,
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Book number: 41988
GBP 13.00 [Appr.: EURO 15.25 US$ 16.24 | JP¥ 1810]
Keywords: war ww2 intelligence code breaking enigma ultra bletchley park
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MASTERMAN, J. C.,
THE DOUBLE-CROSS SYSTEM in the War of 1939 to 1945.
Yale University Press, 1972, 1st edn., 203pp, blue cloth lettered in gilt at spine, an account of British Military Intelligence and its' turning of virtually all German intelligence agents in Britain into double agents (those not turned were arrested) during WW2, sello traces at paste downs, no dustwrapper, very good,
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Book number: 26257
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Keywords: war ww2 intelligence espionage mis-information double cross xx twenty committee

 MASTERMAN, J. C. (FOREWORD BY NORMAN HOLMES PEARSON),, THE DOUBLE-CROSS SYSTEM in the War of 1939 to 1945.
MASTERMAN, J. C. (FOREWORD BY NORMAN HOLMES PEARSON),
THE DOUBLE-CROSS SYSTEM in the War of 1939 to 1945.
The History Book Club, London, ND, club edn., xix, 203pp, dichromatic green/black cloth lettered in gilt at spine, decorated dustwrapper, an account of British Military Intelligence and its' turning of virtually all German intelligence agents in Britain into double agents (those not turned were arrested) during WW2, lightly bumped at tips, edges foxed, dustwrapper: rubbed at extrems., several light creases, spine sl. sunned, very good in a good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 31377
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.5 US$ 18.74 | JP¥ 2088]
Keywords: war ww2 intelligence espionage mis-information double cross xx twenty committee
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 MCKAY, SINCLAIR,, THE SECRET LISTENERS - The Men and Women Posted Across the World to Intercept the German Codes for Bletchley Park.
MCKAY, SINCLAIR,
THE SECRET LISTENERS - The Men and Women Posted Across the World to Intercept the German Codes for Bletchley Park.
Aurum, London, 2013, trade paperback, [x] inc. double page map, 354pp, 16pp half tone photo ills., coloured pictorial upper wrapper, in order that Bletchley Park had the raw material of enemy wireless transmissions to try and decode there had to be numerous listening posts across the world to intercept and records these transmissions. This is the account of the personnel who manned the listening posts in all corners of the world, edges tanned, near fine,
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Book number: 42569
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 US$ 9.99 | JP¥ 1114]
Keywords: war ww2 bletchley park code-breaking y-stations listening radio intecepts
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 MONTAGU, EWEN,, BEYOND TOP SECRET U.
MONTAGU, EWEN,
BEYOND TOP SECRET U.
Corgi Books, London 1979, , 1st in imprint, paperback, 190pp, [iii] ads., pictorial wrappers, by the author (and co-originator) of 'The Man who Never Was', the wartime experiences of a naval intelligence officer responsible for originating some of the classic deceptions of the war, a man with access to the most secret Ultra intercepts but whose work was in a higher grade still, 'Beyond Top-secret U', which included the handling of double agents, sl. slant and creasing to spine, a little rubbed at extrems., remains of label lower wrapper, edges tanned, good plus,
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Book number: 41820
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.25 | JP¥ 696]
Keywords: war ww2 navy intelligence ultra deception strategy tactics
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 SEBAG-MONTEFIORE, HUGH,, ENIGMA - The Battle for the Code.
SEBAG-MONTEFIORE, HUGH,
ENIGMA - The Battle for the Code.
Phoenix, London, 2001, 5th imp., trade paperback, xvi, 491pp, 16pp half tone photo ills., coloured pictorial montage upper wrapper, a new examination of all the component contributions which went into the cracking of the German Naval Enigma code, a little rubbed at extrems., slight roll and slant to spine, light creasing to wrappers, edges tanned, good reading copy,
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Book number: 43490
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5.25 US$ 5.62 | JP¥ 627]
Keywords: war ww2 bletchley park turing enigma
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 SEBAG-MONTEFIORE, HUGH,, ENIGMA - The Battle for the Code.
SEBAG-MONTEFIORE, HUGH,
ENIGMA - The Battle for the Code.
Phoenix, London, 2001, 1st in imprint, trade paperback, xvi, 491pp, 16pp half tone photo ills., coloured pictorial montage upper wrapper, a new examination of all the component contributions which went into the cracking of the German Naval Enigma code, lightly rubbed with tiny creases at tips, vertical crease in spine, edges tanned, very good,
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Book number: 38601
GBP 5.50 [Appr.: EURO 6.5 US$ 6.87 | JP¥ 766]
Keywords: war ww2 bletchley park turing enigma
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 SMITH, MICHAEL,, STATION X - The Codebreakers of Bletchley Park.
SMITH, MICHAEL,
STATION X - The Codebreakers of Bletchley Park.
Pan Books, London, ND (circa 2004), revised and expanded edn., trade paperback, [viii], 216pp, 8pp half tone photo ills., in text crossword, photo pictorial wrappers, in the Pan Grand Strategy series with three new chapters for this edition: (The Battle to Break Enigma, Double Cross and D-Day, The Burma Road), the story of the Government Code and Cypher School, the cover name for the installation at Bletchley Park where a staff numbering hundreds including some of the most eccentric academics of the day were involved in the de-crypting, registering and distributing the radio intercepts of the German Armed and Intelligence forces during WW2, including the breaking of the Enigma generated cypher, fine,
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Book number: 35181
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.75 US$ 12.49 | JP¥ 1392]
Keywords: war ww2 gccs gchq bletchley park turing knox enigma colossus bombe denniston
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 SMITH, MICHAEL,, STATION X - The Codebreakers of Bletchley Park.
SMITH, MICHAEL,
STATION X - The Codebreakers of Bletchley Park.
Pan Books, London, ND (circa 2004), revised and expanded edn., trade paperback, [viii], 216pp, 8pp half tone photo ills., in text crossword, photo pictorial wrappers, in the Pan Grand Strategy series with three new chapters for this edition: (The Battle to Break Enigma, Double Cross and D-Day, The Burma Road), the story of the Government Code and Cypher School, the cover name for the installation at Bletchley Park where a staff numbering hundreds including some of the most eccentric academics of the day were involved in the de-crypting, registering and distributing the radio intercepts of the German Armed and Intelligence forces during WW2, including the breaking of the Enigma generated cypher, lightly rubbed at tips, very good plus,
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Book number: 38492
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 US$ 9.99 | JP¥ 1114]
Keywords: war ww2 gccs gchq bletchley park turing knox enigma colossus bombe denniston
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 STEVENSON, WILLIAM,, A MAN CALLED INTREPID - The Secret War 1939-1945.
STEVENSON, WILLIAM,
A MAN CALLED INTREPID - The Secret War 1939-1945.
Sphere Books, London, 1977, 3rd imp., paperback, 511pp, 12pp half tone photo ills., maps and diagrams in text, photo pictorial upper wrapper, one of the most closely guarded WW2 organisations was 'British Security Coordination', headed by William Stephenson (Intrepid), an umbrella intelligence organisation instigated by Churchill in 1940 to co-ordinate and moderate the political consequences between Britain and USA of British espionage and intelligence gathering, this book relates many of the intelligence, counter-espionage and clandestine operations that took place 1939-1945, this title is included in Nigel West's book 'Counterfeit Spies' about books of doubtful veracity, light vertical creaing to spine, a little rubbed at extrems., light creasing to wrappers, edges tanned, giood plus,
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Book number: 42033
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 7.5 | JP¥ 835]
Keywords: war ww2 intelligence espionage enigma ultra resistance strategy nigel west counterfeit spies hoax
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 STEVENSON, WILLIAM,, A MAN CALLED INTREPID - The Secret War 1939-1945.
STEVENSON, WILLIAM,
A MAN CALLED INTREPID - The Secret War 1939-1945.
Sphere Books, London, 1980, 7th imp., paperback, xxxii, 541pp, 12pp half tone photo ills., maps and diagrams in text, [iii] ads., decorated wrappers, one of the most closely guarded WW2 organisations was 'British Security Coordination', headed by William Stephenson (Intrepid), an umbrella intelligence organisation instigated by Churchill in 1940 to co-ordinate and moderate the political consequences between Britain and USA of British espionage and intelligence gathering, this book relates many of the intelligence, counter-espionage and clandestine operations that took place 1939-1945, this title is included in Nigel West's book 'Counterfeit Spies' about books of doubtful veracity, vertical crease in slightly rolled spine, rubbed and a little bumped at extrems., some creasing to wrappers, edges tanned, faint stamp on half title, good,
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Book number: 41895
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.25 | JP¥ 696]
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 STEVENSON, WILLIAM,, A MAN CALLED INTREPID - The Secret War 1939-1945.
STEVENSON, WILLIAM,
A MAN CALLED INTREPID - The Secret War 1939-1945.
Sphere Books, London, 1977, 3rd imp., paperback, 511pp, 12pp half tone photo ills., maps and diagrams in text, photo pictorial upper wrapper, one of the most closely guarded WW2 organisations was 'British Security Coordination', headed by William Stephenson (Intrepid), an umbrella intelligence organisation instigated by Churchill in 1940 to co-ordinate and moderate the political consequences between Britain and USA of British espionage and intelligence gathering, this book relates many of the intelligence, counter-espionage and clandestine operations that took place 1939-1945, this title is included in Nigel West's book 'Counterfeit Spies' about books of doubtful veracity, single vertical crease in spine, lightly rubbed at tips, edges tanned, very good,
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Book number: 42034
GBP 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.25 US$ 8.74 | JP¥ 975]
Keywords: war ww2 intelligence espionage enigma ultra resistance strategy nigel west counterfeit spies hoax
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 WEST, NIGEL,, MI5 - The British Security Service Operations 1909-1945.
WEST, NIGEL,
MI5 - The British Security Service Operations 1909-1945.
Triad, London, 1988, 5th imp., paperback, 464pp, 12pp half tone photo ills., chains of command in text, coloured lettered wrappers, a history of the arm of British Intelligence responsible for internal security, and of their operations including WW2, light vertical crease in spine, a little rubbed at extrems., ink name inside upper wrapper, ink notes half title, edges tanned, very good,
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Book number: 42037
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 7.5 | JP¥ 835]
Keywords: war ww1 ww2 counter-intelligence
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 WINTERBOTHAM, F. W. CBE,, SECRET AND PERSONAL.
WINTERBOTHAM, F. W. CBE,
SECRET AND PERSONAL.
William Kimber, London, 1969, 1st edn., 192pp, dark brown cloth lettered in gilt at spine, coloured lettered dustwrapper, appointed in 1930 the author established personal contacts with many Nazi leaders and was a frequent visitor to Germany seeking intelligence, with his French counterpart he established high altitude aerial espionage and during WW2 became deputy to the Head of the Secret Intelligence Service, being personally responsible for selecting intelligence for the immediate information of Churchill and for liaising with the principal allied commanders, lightly rubbed at tips, edges tanned, a little musty, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at extrems., lightly soiled, very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 35376
GBP 22.50 [Appr.: EURO 26 US$ 28.11 | JP¥ 3133]
Keywords: war ww2 air intelligence
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