Between Silk and Cyanide: A Code Maker'S war 1941-45 [Audiobook] download free by Leo Marks

Between Silk and Cyanide: A Code Maker'S war 1941-45 Audiobook download free by Leo Marks
  • Listen audiobook: Between Silk and Cyanide: A Code Maker'S war 1941-45
  • Author: Leo Marks
  • Release date: 2007/2/27
  • Publisher: THE HISTORY PRESS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9780750948357
  • Rating: 7.93 of 10
  • Votes: 381
  • Review by: Raelynn Herrmann
  • Review rating: 9.65 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/18
  • Duration: 5H56M39S in 256 kbps (96 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-07-05
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MP3, FLAC, MP4, WAV, MPEG4, MPEG-4 ALS, Apple Lossless, WMA (compression ZIP, AZW, RAR, CAB, 7-ZIP)
  • Total pages original book: 480
  • Includes a PDF summary of 40 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 30M21S (8 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: In 1942, with a black-market chicken under his arm, Leo Marks left his father's famous bookshop, 84 Charing Cross Road, and went to war. He was twenty-two and a cryptopgraher of genius. In Between Silk and Cyanide, his critically acclaimed account of his time in SOE, Marks tells how he revolutionised the code-making techniques of the Allies, trained some of the most famous agents dropped into France including Violette Szabo and 'the White Rabbit', and why he wrote haunting verse including his 'The Life that I have' poem. He reveals for the first time the disastrous dimensions of the code war between SOE and the Germans in Holland; how the Germans were fooled into thinking a Secret Army was operating in the Fatherland itself, and how and why he broke General de Gaulle's secret code. Both thrilling and poignant, Marks's book is truly one of the last great Second World War memoirs.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: World War 2 Books, Biography: Historical, Political & Military, War & Defence Operations, Biography: Literary, Military Intelligence, True War & Combat Stories, European History
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 19.43 USD
  • Dimensions: 124x198x10mm
  • Weight: 400g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Stroud, United Kingdom

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