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 Beesly, Patrick (foreword by Admiral of the Fleet, the Earl Mountbatten of Burma KG, PC, GCB, OM, GCIE, GCVO, DSO),, VERY SPECIAL INTELLIGENCE - The Story of the Admiralty's Operational Intelligence Centre 1939-1945.
Beesly, Patrick (foreword by Admiral of the Fleet, the Earl Mountbatten of Burma KG, PC, GCB, OM, GCIE, GCVO, DSO),
VERY SPECIAL INTELLIGENCE - The Story of the Admiralty's Operational Intelligence Centre 1939-1945.
Sphere, London, 1978, revised edn., paperback, 352pp, maps in text, lettered wrappers, an account of the nerve centre of the Admiralty, WW2, the Operational Intelligence Centre of the Naval Intelligence Division of the Royal Navy, where all aspects of information about German maritime operations were gathered, from decrypts of enemy messages received from Bletchley Park, direction-finding fixes of specific enemy vessels, photographic reconnaisance of ports, harbours and coastlines, reports from agents in enemy occupied territories, and interviews with POWs, etc., all of which were evaluated and assessed by experienced officers of the Operational Intelligence Centre. Summaries of the raw decrypts with the addition of OIC conclusions, named 'Ultra', were then distributed to a limited few on a 'need to know' basis. This account of the work of OIC includes coverage of the operations involving the Bismarck, the merchant raiders and their support vessels, the campaign against the U-boats, coverage of the Battle of the North Cape, the escape of Scharnhorst and Gneisenau, PQ17, etc., light roll and faint vertical creasing to spine, a little rubbed at extrems, light creasing at cnrs., edges tanned, good plus,
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Book number: 44965
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Keywords: war ww2 navy intelligence operations battle atlantic arctic convoy north sea channel

 Beesly, Patrick (foreword by Admiral of the Fleet, the Earl Mountbatten of Burma KG, PC, GCB, OM, GCIE, GCVO, DSO),, VERY SPECIAL INTELLIGENCE - The Story of the Admiralty's Operational Intelligence Centre 1939-1945.
Beesly, Patrick (foreword by Admiral of the Fleet, the Earl Mountbatten of Burma KG, PC, GCB, OM, GCIE, GCVO, DSO),
VERY SPECIAL INTELLIGENCE - The Story of the Admiralty's Operational Intelligence Centre 1939-1945.
Sphere, London, 1978, revised edn., paperback, 352pp, maps in text, lettered wrappers, an account of the nerve centre of the Admiralty, WW2, the Operational Intelligence Centre of the Naval Intelligence Division of the Royal Navy, where all aspects of information about German maritime operations were gathered, from decrypts of enemy messages received from Bletchley Park, direction-finding fixes of specific enemy vessels, photographic reconnaisance of ports, harbours and coastlines, reports from agents in enemy occupied territories, and interviews with POWs, etc., all of which were evaluated and assessed by experienced officers of the Operational Intelligence Centre. Summaries of the raw decrypts with the addition of OIC conclusions, named 'Ultra', were then distributed to a limited few on a 'need to know' basis. This account of the work of OIC includes coverage of the operations involving the Bismarck, the merchant raiders and their support vessels, the campaign against the U-boats, coverage of the Battle of the North Cape, the escape of Scharnhorst and Gneisenau, PQ17, etc., slight roll and slant to spine, a little rubbed and creased at extrems., edges tanned, good,
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Book number: 45139
GBP 5.50 [Appr.: EURO 6.25 US$ 6.63 | JP¥ 874]
Keywords: war ww2 navy intelligence operations battle atlantic arctic convoy north sea channel

 Beesly, Patrick (foreword by Admiral of the Fleet, the Earl Mountbatten of Burma KG, PC, GCB, OM, GCIE, GCVO, DSO),, VERY SPECIAL INTELLIGENCE - The Story of the Admiralty's Operational Intelligence Centre 1939-1945.
Beesly, Patrick (foreword by Admiral of the Fleet, the Earl Mountbatten of Burma KG, PC, GCB, OM, GCIE, GCVO, DSO),
VERY SPECIAL INTELLIGENCE - The Story of the Admiralty's Operational Intelligence Centre 1939-1945.
Sphere, London, 1978, revised edn., paperback, 352pp, maps in text, lettered wrappers, an account of the nerve centre of the Admiralty, WW2, the Operational Intelligence Centre of the Naval Intelligence Division of the Royal Navy, where all aspects of information about German maritime operations were gathered, from decrypts of enemy messages received from Bletchley Park, direction-finding fixes of specific enemy vessels, photographic reconnaisance of ports, harbours and coastlines, reports from agents in enemy occupied territories, and interviews with POWs, etc., all of which were evaluated and assessed by experienced officers of the Operational Intelligence Centre. Summaries of the raw decrypts with the addition of OIC conclusions, named 'Ultra', were then distributed to a limited few on a 'need to know' basis. This account of the work of OIC includes coverage of the operations involving the Bismarck, the merchant raiders and their support vessels, the campaign against the U-boats, coverage of the Battle of the North Cape, the escape of Scharnhorst and Gneisenau, PQ17, etc., slight roll to spine, a little rubbed and creased at extrems., edges tanned, good,
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Book number: 45140
GBP 5.50 [Appr.: EURO 6.25 US$ 6.63 | JP¥ 874]
Keywords: war ww2 navy intelligence operations battle atlantic arctic convoy north sea channel

 Beesly, Patrick (foreword by Admiral of the Fleet, the Earl Mountbatten of Burma KG, PC, GCB, OM, GCIE, GCVO, DSO),, VERY SPECIAL INTELLIGENCE - The Story of the Admiralty's Operational Intelligence Centre 1939-1945.
Beesly, Patrick (foreword by Admiral of the Fleet, the Earl Mountbatten of Burma KG, PC, GCB, OM, GCIE, GCVO, DSO),
VERY SPECIAL INTELLIGENCE - The Story of the Admiralty's Operational Intelligence Centre 1939-1945.
Sphere, London, 1978, revised edn., paperback, 352pp, maps in text, lettered wrappers, an account of the nerve centre of the Admiralty, WW2, the Operational Intelligence Centre of the Naval Intelligence Division of the Royal Navy, where all aspects of information about German maritime operations were gathered, from decrypts of enemy messages received from Bletchley Park, direction-finding fixes of specific enemy vessels, photographic reconnaisance of ports, harbours and coastlines, reports from agents in enemy occupied territories, and interviews with POWs, etc., all of which were evaluated and assessed by experienced officers of the Operational Intelligence Centre. Summaries of the raw decrypts with the addition of OIC conclusions, named 'Ultra', were then distributed to a limited few on a 'need to know' basis. This account of the work of OIC includes coverage of the operations involving the Bismarck, the merchant raiders and their support vessels, the campaign against the U-boats, coverage of the Battle of the North Cape, the escape of Scharnhorst and Gneisenau, PQ17, etc., light vertical creasing to spine and diagional crease to lower cnr. upper wrapper, edges tanned, very good,
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Book number: 45161
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 US$ 9.65 | JP¥ 1272]
Keywords: war ww2 navy intelligence operations battle atlantic arctic convoy north sea channel

 Colvin, Ian,, CHIEF OF INTELLIGENCE.
Colvin, Ian,
CHIEF OF INTELLIGENCE.
Gallancz, London, 1951, 1st edn., 224pp, green cloth lettered in gilt at spine, coloured lettered dustwrapper, declared by the author as not biography of Admiral Wilhelm Canaris, the Chief of Military Intelligence in the Third Reich, but a comprehensive investigation into the characater of this 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, lightly rubbed at tips, edges tanned and lightly foxed, ink name front pastedown, partial tanning to free endpapers, dustwrapper: rubbed with short nicks at folds, repaired to reverse, lightly soiled, very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 45365
GBP 24.00 [Appr.: EURO 27 US$ 28.94 | JP¥ 3816]
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 US$ 23.51 | JP¥ 3100]
Keywords: war ww2 deception camouflage

 Cruickshank, Charles,, THE FOURTH ARM - Psychological Warfare 1938-1945.
Cruickshank, Charles,
THE FOURTH ARM - Psychological Warfare 1938-1945.
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1981 1st in imprint, trade paperback, 200pp, 16pp half tone photo ills., [viii] ads., photo pictorial upper wrapper, the story of the psychological warfare between Germany and the Allies during WW2 using leaflets and radio broadcasts, originally published by Davis-Poynter with corrections and extra illustrations for this paperback edition, including the first German leaflet dropped to British soldiers in 1940 and a brilliant imitation of the 'Evening Standard' newspaper, full of lies and half-truths, faint vertical crease in slightly sunned spine, lightly rubbed at extrems., edges tanned, good plus,
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Book number: 44308
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.5 US$ 14.47 | JP¥ 1908]
Keywords: war ww2 psychological warfare leaflets newspapers radio rumours black propaganda

 Enever, Ted,, BRITAIN'S BEST KEPT SECRET - Ultra's Base at Bletchley Park.
Enever, Ted,
BRITAIN'S BEST KEPT SECRET - Ultra's Base at Bletchley Park.
Bramley Books, 1999, 1st in imprint, vi, 90pp, half tone photo ills. map, line drawings and diagrams in text, laminated pictorial montage boards with matchingl dustwrapper, (10 x 7" approx.), first published by Alan Sutton in 1994, 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 classified intelligence data, was produced, fine in a fine dustwrapper,
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Book number: 45244
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 6.75 US$ 7.23 | JP¥ 954]
Keywords: war ww2 home front intelligence enigma intercept ultra code breaking secret bletchley park station x

 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 11.25 US$ 12.06 | JP¥ 1590]
Keywords: war ww2 home front intelligence enigma intercept ultra code breaking secret bletchley park station x

 Hinsley, F. H. and Stripp, Alan (eds),, CODEBREAKERS - The inside story of Bletchley Park.
Hinsley, F. H. and Stripp, Alan (eds),
CODEBREAKERS - The inside story of Bletchley Park.
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1993, 1st edn., xxi.321pp, 8pp half tone photo ills., charts and diagrams in text, black cloth lettered and decorated in gilt at spine, photo pictorial dustwrapper, (9.5 x 6.5 inches approx.), an account of daily life of the men and women conscripted to Bletchley Park (Station X), the base for the most important Allied intelligence analysing function of WW2, of how they were recruited and trained and of their activites both on and off duty whilst they were there, in their own wordsand including both their successes and failures, lightly rubbed and bumped at tips, small ink ownership mark cnr. of title, dustwrapper: lightly sunned at spine, faintly rubbed at tips, very good plus in a very good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 45246
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Keywords: war ww2 bletchley park codebreakers recruitment training

 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

 Kahn, David,, HITLER'S SPIES - German Military Intelligence in World War II.
Kahn, David,
HITLER'S SPIES - German Military Intelligence in World War II.
Collier Books, Macmillan Publishing, New York, 1985 1st in imprint, paperback, xiii, 671pp, 32pp half tone photo ills., maps, facsimiles and line drawings in text, large format (9x 6 inches approx.), 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, lightly rubbed at tips, tiny bump lower tips a few leaves, edges a little tanned, very good,
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Book number: 44327
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Keywords: war ww2 germany abwehr canaris

 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., maps/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 25.25 US$ 27.01 | JP¥ 3561]
Keywords: war ww2 gccs gchq bletchley park turing knox enigma colossus bombe denniston ultra

 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 15.25 US$ 16.28 | JP¥ 2146]
Keywords: war ww2 czechoslavakia france naval intelligence espionage autobiography

 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 5.50 [Appr.: EURO 6.25 US$ 6.63 | JP¥ 874]
Keywords: war ww2 intelligence code breaking enigma ultra bletchley park

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