The Resource The real Enigma heroes, Phil Shanhan., (ebook)

The real Enigma heroes, Phil Shanhan., (ebook)

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The real Enigma heroes
Title
The real Enigma heroes
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Phil Shanhan.
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Language
eng
Summary
For almost sixty years after their deaths, three men, whose brave actions shortened the Second World War by as much as two years, remained virtually unknown and uncelebrated. Two lost their lives retrieving vital German codebooks from a sinking U-boat. The third survived the war, only to die in a house fire soon afterwards. But it was the precious documents they seized in October 1942 that enabled Bletchley Park's code-breakers to crack Enigma and so win the Battle of the Atlantic. Now recognised as a pivotal moment in world history, three British servicemen made it possible to finally beat the U-boats, but at the time not even their families could be told of the importance of their deeds. Shrouded in secrecy for decades, then recast as fictional Americans by the Hollywood film U-571, this book sets the record straight. It is written in celebration of Colin Grazier GC, Tony Fasson GC, and Tommy Brown GM - the REAL Enigma heroes
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Midwest
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Shanahan, Phil
Dewey number
940.548641
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Grazier, Colin
  • Fasson, Tony
  • Brown, Tommy
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Enigma cipher system
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Sailors
  • Heroes
  • Submarines (Ships)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
The real Enigma heroes, Phil Shanhan., (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780750987004
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT12460882
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12460882
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MWT12460882
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The real Enigma heroes, Phil Shanhan., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780750987004
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT12460882
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12460882
System control number
MWT12460882
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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