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BETWEEN SILK AND CYANIDE: A Codemaker's War, 1941-

By: LEO MARKS

Price: $8.00

Publisher: TOUCHSTONE:

Seller ID: IM515531

ISBN: 068486780X

Condition: VERY GOOD CONDITION


In 1942, Leo Marks left his father's famous bookshop, 84 Charing Cross Road, and went off to fight the war. He was twenty-two. Soon recognized as a cryptographer of genius, he became head of communications at the Special Operations Executive (SOE), where he revolutionized the codemaking techniques of the Allies and trained some of the most famous agents dropped into occupied Europe, including "the White Rabbit" and Violette Szabo. As a top codemaker, Marks had a unique perspective on one of the most fascinating and, until now, little-known aspects of the Second World War. Writing with the... View more info

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BETWEEN SILK AND CYANIDE

By: LEO MARKS

Price: $15.00

Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER:

Seller ID: IM215708

ISBN: 0684864223

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


In 1942, with a black-market chicken tucked under his arm by his mother, Leo Marks left his father's famous bookshop, 84 Charing Cross Road, and went off to fight the war. He was twenty-two. Soon recognized as a cryptographer of genius, he became head of communications at the Special Operations Executive (SOE), where he revolutionized the codemaking techniques of the Allies and trained some of the most famous agents dropped into occupied Europe. As a top codemaker, Marks had a unique perspective on one of the most fascinating and, until now, little-known aspects of the Second World War. This ... View more info

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BETWEEN SILK AND CYANIDE

By: LEO MARKS

Price: $15.00

Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER:

Seller ID: IM522113

ISBN: 0684864223

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


In 1942, with a black-market chicken tucked under his arm by his mother, Leo Marks left his father's famous bookshop, 84 Charing Cross Road, and went off to fight the war. He was twenty-two. Soon recognized as a cryptographer of genius, he became head of communications at the Special Operations Executive (SOE), where he revolutionized the codemaking techniques of the Allies and trained some of the most famous agents dropped into occupied Europe. As a top codemaker, Marks had a unique perspective on one of the most fascinating and, until now, little-known aspects of the Second World War. This ... View more info