Room 40: British Naval Intelligence 1914-18

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1982 - Intelligence service - 338 pages
This book is the enthralling story of the extraordinary band of amateurs in Room 40 - university professors, clergymen, naval schoolmasters, stockbrokers, and bankers - who captured all the German naval codes before the end of 1914 and of how they read them and their replacements over the next four years.

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According to his credentials, Mr. Beesly served in the RNVR. One of his assignments was with the Naval Intelligence Division during WWII. Therefore he has a practical knowledge of the workings of the ... Read full review

Contents

Splinters are Bound to Fly
1
Room 40 is Born
8
Codes and Ciphers
21
Copyright

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