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The Resource Double cross : the true story of the D-day spies, Ben Macintyre

Double cross : the true story of the D-day spies, Ben Macintyre

Label
Double cross : the true story of the D-day spies
Title
Double cross
Title remainder
the true story of the D-day spies
Statement of responsibility
Ben Macintyre
Title variation
True story of the D-day spies
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Recounts the story of the six double agents-- Bronx, Brutus, Treasure, Tricycle and Garbo-- who would weave a web of deception so intricate that it ensnared Hitler's army and helped to carry thousands of troops across the Channel in safety on 6 June 1944, D-Day
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Macintyre, Ben
Dewey number
940.54/21421
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
LC call number
D810.S8
LC item number
M237 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Deception (Military science)
  • Espionage
  • Spies
Label
Double cross : the true story of the D-day spies, Ben Macintyre
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: London, Great Britain : Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [361]-386) and index
Contents
Raw recruits -- A bit of an enigma -- Roman and the cat -- Coat trailing -- The club -- Garbo takes the stage -- Popov goes shopping -- The great game -- The flock -- True agent, false agent, double agent -- Cockade -- Discovered treasure -- The walk-in -- A time for fortitude -- Enriching the chicken feed -- Artist paints a picture -- Monty's double -- The double dash -- Jebsen's new friend -- "Am I not always careful?" -- Operation Dora -- Guest of the Gestapo -- Bronx gets toothache -- Garbo's warning -- Second innnings
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
[xiii], 399 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9780307888754
Lccn
2012003089
Other control number
9780307888754
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports., facsims., photos.
System control number
  • sky245950545
  • (OCoLC)760971593
  • 826202
Label
Double cross : the true story of the D-day spies, Ben Macintyre
Publication
Note
Originally published: London, Great Britain : Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [361]-386) and index
Contents
Raw recruits -- A bit of an enigma -- Roman and the cat -- Coat trailing -- The club -- Garbo takes the stage -- Popov goes shopping -- The great game -- The flock -- True agent, false agent, double agent -- Cockade -- Discovered treasure -- The walk-in -- A time for fortitude -- Enriching the chicken feed -- Artist paints a picture -- Monty's double -- The double dash -- Jebsen's new friend -- "Am I not always careful?" -- Operation Dora -- Guest of the Gestapo -- Bronx gets toothache -- Garbo's warning -- Second innnings
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
[xiii], 399 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9780307888754
Lccn
2012003089
Other control number
9780307888754
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports., facsims., photos.
System control number
  • sky245950545
  • (OCoLC)760971593
  • 826202

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