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Record Nr.

NYU004690421

Autore

[Hunt, Sir David, KCMG OBE.]

Titolo

A Don at War.

Pubbl/distr/stampa

Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014

ISBN

9781135223861

1135223866

Descrizione fisica

1 online resource (311 pages).

Collana

Studies in Intelligence

Collocazione

Electronic access

Lingua di pubblicazione

Inglese

Formato

Materiale a stampa

Livello bibliografico

Monografia

Nota di contenuto

Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Chapter I Oxford; Chapter II Aldershot; Chapter III Alexandria to Athens; Chapter IV Athens to Alexandria via Crete; Chapter V The Western Desert; Chapter VI The Relief of Tobruk; Chapter VII The Msus Stakes and the Retreat to Alamein; Chapter VIII A View of Alamein from G.H.Q.; Chapter IX First Steps in Algeria and Tunisia; Chapter X Kasserine to Tunis; Chapter XI The Invasion of Sicily; Chapter XII The Purpose and Planning of the Italian Campaign; Chapter XIII Salerno; Chapter XIV Anzio and Cassino.

Chapter XV From Rome to the ApenninesChapter XVI Italian Finale and a return visit to Greece; Index.

Sommario/riassunto

When A Don at War was published in 1966 it was hailed as the first book to be written from the point of view of the Intelligence staff officer in the field with critics remarking on Sir David Hunt's authoritative exposition of British as well as German strategies. Eight years later it was revealed that the British, through the Ultra' system, were able to decode even the most important German radio messages despite the fact they were sent in the supposedly unbreakable Enigma cipher'. Since 1974 the great secret has become common knowledge. As a result Sir David has specially written for this se.