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The Resource Seizing the enigma : the race to break the German U-boat codes, 1939-1943, David Kahn

Seizing the enigma : the race to break the German U-boat codes, 1939-1943, David Kahn

Label
Seizing the enigma : the race to break the German U-boat codes, 1939-1943
Title
Seizing the enigma
Title remainder
the race to break the German U-boat codes, 1939-1943
Statement of responsibility
David Kahn
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Shares the exciting story of the British Royal Navy's efforts to crack a key German code--from a team of scientists, chess champions and linguists, including Alan Turing, trying to crack the code on shore to sailors and intelligence officers, including James Bond creator Ian Fleming, who engaged in dangerous missions to seize encryption keys and machine parts
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1930-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kahn, David
Dewey number
940.548641
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D810.C88
LC item number
K34 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Cryptography
  • Military operations, Naval
  • Military operations, Naval
Label
Seizing the enigma : the race to break the German U-boat codes, 1939-1943, David Kahn
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 359-375) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of maps -- Preface -- Preface to the 2012 edition -- A staff school memory -- The wreck of the Magdeburg -- The man, the machine, the choice -- The codebreaker and the spy -- Racing German changes -- Failure at Broadway buildings -- Phantoms -- The rotors -- Royal flags wave kings above -- In the locked drawer of the Krebs -- Kisses -- A trawler surprised -- The staff school memory -- "All this rubbish?" -- The great man himself -- When sailors look for leaks -- Blackout '42 -- The George Cross -- Enter the Americans -- SC 127 --The cavity magnetron clue -- The U-tankers -- The reckoning -- Appendix: Enciphering with Naval Enigma
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Revised edition.
Extent
xii, 387 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781848326361
Lccn
2011939392
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
  • ocn754727314
  • (OCoLC)754727314
Label
Seizing the enigma : the race to break the German U-boat codes, 1939-1943, David Kahn
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 359-375) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of maps -- Preface -- Preface to the 2012 edition -- A staff school memory -- The wreck of the Magdeburg -- The man, the machine, the choice -- The codebreaker and the spy -- Racing German changes -- Failure at Broadway buildings -- Phantoms -- The rotors -- Royal flags wave kings above -- In the locked drawer of the Krebs -- Kisses -- A trawler surprised -- The staff school memory -- "All this rubbish?" -- The great man himself -- When sailors look for leaks -- Blackout '42 -- The George Cross -- Enter the Americans -- SC 127 --The cavity magnetron clue -- The U-tankers -- The reckoning -- Appendix: Enciphering with Naval Enigma
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Revised edition.
Extent
xii, 387 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781848326361
Lccn
2011939392
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
  • ocn754727314
  • (OCoLC)754727314

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