The Resource The secret listeners : how the wartime Y Service intercepted the secret German codes for Bletchley Park, Sinclair McKay, (ebook)

The secret listeners : how the wartime Y Service intercepted the secret German codes for Bletchley Park, Sinclair McKay, (ebook)

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The secret listeners : how the wartime Y Service intercepted the secret German codes for Bletchley Park
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The secret listeners
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how the wartime Y Service intercepted the secret German codes for Bletchley Park
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Sinclair McKay
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eng
Summary
Behind the celebrated code-breaking at Bletchley Park lies another secret...The men and women of the 'Y' (for Wireless') Service were sent out across the world to run listening stations from Gibraltar to Cairo, intercepting the German military's encrypted messages for decoding back at the now-famous Bletchley Park mansion. Such wartime postings were life-changing adventures - travel out by flying boat or Indian railways, snakes in filing cabinets and heat so intense the perspiration ran into your shoes - but many of the secret listeners found lifelong romance in their far-flung corner of the world. Now, drawing on dozens of interviews with surviving veterans, Sinclair McKay tells their remarkable story at last
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Midwest
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McKay, Sinclair
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940.548641
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no index present
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non fiction
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  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Military intelligence
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Electronic books
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adult
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The secret listeners : how the wartime Y Service intercepted the secret German codes for Bletchley Park, Sinclair McKay, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9781781310908
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11958234
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11958234
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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The secret listeners : how the wartime Y Service intercepted the secret German codes for Bletchley Park, Sinclair McKay, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781781310908
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11958234
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11958234
System control number
MWT11958234
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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