MI9: Escape and Evasion (BOK)

M. R. D. Foot, J. M. Langley

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Many famous escapes from Nazi-occupied Europe were made possible by a hitherto secret British service MI 9. This small, dedicated and endlessly inventive team constantly exchanged coded letters with prisoner-of-war camps. It was It sent in money, maps, clothes, compasses, hacksaws; the prisoners sent out invaluable news of what was going on in the enemy's homeland. It was also responsible for aiding resistance fighters in enemy-occupied territory. Understaffed and under-resourced, MI 9 nonetheless made a terrific contribution to the Allies war effort, using sheer inventiveness to help free British servicemen trapped overseas and to gather intelligence on the Nazis. First published in 1979, this book tells the full inside story of MI9.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Utgitt 2011
Forfatter J. M. Langley, M. R. D. Foot Forlag
Biteback
ISBN 9781849541312 Antall sider 352
Dimensjoner 12,7cm x 19,6cm x 3cm Vekt 386 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Emner og form European history, Second World War, 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000, Military intelligence