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Undercover Tales of World War II

Undercover Tales of World War II

Critical acclaim for William B. Breuer A first-class historian. --The Wall Street Journal Vendetta! A wealth of insights.--Los Angeles Times Book Review Unexplained Mysteries of World War II Anyone interested in twists of fate should find this book fascinating. --Library Journal Feuding Allies A... more

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  • ISBN 9781620456248
  • Imprint Wiley
  • Category History

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Critical acclaim for William B. Breuer A first-class historian. --The Wall Street Journal Vendetta! A wealth of insights.--Los Angeles Times Book Review Unexplained Mysteries of World War II Anyone interested in twists of fate should find this book fascinating. --Library Journal Feuding Allies A valuable resource . highly recommended.--Booklist
* A bloc of hard-core American Nazis carries out elaborate plans to sabotage war efforts and keep the United States neutral.
* A wily Japanese tailor single-handedly steals the secrets to the United States Gray Code.
* A French boy and his blind music teacher penetrate, in broad daylight, the German forbidden zone at Port-en-Bessein.
Just beneath the surface of the legendary events of World War II lurks a vast, shadowy, high-stakes realm of espionage and intelligence, where the most successful operations are the ones we've never heard about . until now. With his trademark blend of dynamic storytelling and meticulous detail, William Breuer reveals seventy clandestine operations that affected the course of the war. Vivid and fast-paced, this far-reaching treasury of vanishing spies, mysterious kidnappings, and bizarre subplots is a unique and riveting addition to the World War II literature.