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Top secret ultra / Peter Calvocoressi.

1st American ed.. New York : Pantheon Books, [1980] .
ISBN 9780394511542, 0394511549

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Subjects Calvocoressi, Peter.
Great Britain.
Guerre mondiale, 1939-1945 -- Cryptographie.
Guerre mondiale, 1939-1945 -- Récits personnels britanniques.
Guerre mondiale, 1939-1945 -- Service secret -- Grande-Bretagne.
Secret service.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Cryptography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, British.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- Great Britain.
Description 132 pages, [8] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Copyright Date [1980]
Notes Includes index.
Summary Bletchley Park, a modest estate some fifty miles northwest of London, was the site of one of the closest-held and longest-kept secrets of World War II. Most Secret Ultra, renamed Top Secret Ultra when America joined the venture, conveyed a staggering amount of intelligence on enemy movements and intentions to Allied field commanders. This was obtained by steady monitoring of German radio transmissions, and was made possible by a major feat in scientific detection: the breaking of the German Enigma machine ciphers."--Book Jacket.
Contents Foreword -- Bletchley Park -- The Enigma Machine and the Poles -- Three Stages to Daylight -- The Uses of Ultra -- A Verdict -- Appendix One: Note on Documents -- Appendix Two: Strength Returns by German Units.
Genre Personal narratives
Geographic Area Great Britain
Network Numbers (OCoLC)6420694
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Calvocoressi, Peter.
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