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Enigma: The Battle for the Code

By: Hugh Sebag-Montefiore
Published: 2000
Pages: 422
Total Copies: 22
Genre: NonfictionSpies & Espionage | War, WWII

Description: Winston Churchill called the cracking of the German Enigma Code “the secret weapon that won the war.” Now, for the first time, noted British journalist Hugh-Sebag-Montefiore reveals the complete story of the breaking of the code by the Allies—the breaking that played a crucial role in the outcome of World War II. This fascinating account relates the never-before-told, hair-raising stories of the heroic British and American sailors, spies, and secret agents who faced death in order to capture vital codebooks from sinking ships and snatch them from under the noses of Nazi officials.

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