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The wizard war : British scientific intelligence, 1939-1945 / R. V. Jones.

By: Jones, R. V. (Reginald Victor), 1911-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, 1978Edition: 1st American ed.Description: xx, 556 p., [16] leaves of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0698108965; 9780698108967.Subject(s): World War, 1939-1945 -- Cryptography | World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- Great Britain | Jones, R. V. (Reginald Victor), 1911- | World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, BritishAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Wizard war.DDC classification: 940.54/86/41 Other classification: u 98
Contents:
pt. 1. The men who went first -- Friends and rivals -- The Clarendon laboratory 1936-1938 -- Inferior red 1936-1938 -- Exile -- The day before war broke out -- The secret weapon -- The Oslo report -- A plan for intelligence -- The phoney war -- The crooked leg -- Reflections -- The fortunes of major Wintle -- The fifth column -- The Edda revived -- Knickebein Jammed- and photographed -- The X-apparatus -- Coventry -- Target no. 54 -- The atrocious crime -- Wotan's other eye -- Retrospect and prospect -- pt. 2. Freya -- Beams on the wane -- Jay -- Wurzburg -- The Bruneval raid -- The Baedeker beams -- El Hatto -- Pineapple -- The Kammhuber line -- Lichtenstein -- Window -- Hamburg -- Heavy water -- Revelations from the secret service -- Full stretch -- Peenemünde -- FZG 76 -- The Americans convinced -- Flames: problems of bomber command -- The baby blitz -- D-Day -- V-1 -- V-2 -- V-3 -- Bomber triumph -- Nuclear energy -- A.D.I. (science) overseas -- The year of madness -- German generals and staff colleges -- Swords into ploughshares, bombs into saucers -- Exeunt.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

pt. 1. The men who went first -- Friends and rivals -- The Clarendon laboratory 1936-1938 -- Inferior red 1936-1938 -- Exile -- The day before war broke out -- The secret weapon -- The Oslo report -- A plan for intelligence -- The phoney war -- The crooked leg -- Reflections -- The fortunes of major Wintle -- The fifth column -- The Edda revived -- Knickebein Jammed- and photographed -- The X-apparatus -- Coventry -- Target no. 54 -- The atrocious crime -- Wotan's other eye -- Retrospect and prospect -- pt. 2. Freya -- Beams on the wane -- Jay -- Wurzburg -- The Bruneval raid -- The Baedeker beams -- El Hatto -- Pineapple -- The Kammhuber line -- Lichtenstein -- Window -- Hamburg -- Heavy water -- Revelations from the secret service -- Full stretch -- Peenemünde -- FZG 76 -- The Americans convinced -- Flames: problems of bomber command -- The baby blitz -- D-Day -- V-1 -- V-2 -- V-3 -- Bomber triumph -- Nuclear energy -- A.D.I. (science) overseas -- The year of madness -- German generals and staff colleges -- Swords into ploughshares, bombs into saucers -- Exeunt.

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