Main Codeword Overlord: Axis Espionage and the D-Day Landings

Codeword Overlord: Axis Espionage and the D-Day Landings

The Allied invasion of Europe during summer 1944 was widely expected, and it fell to the Axis intelligence services to provide High Command with advance warning of the precise date and place of the landings. Using cryptanalysis of Allied signals, undercover agents and ships, and photographic evidence, Axis intelligence was pitted directly against their Allied counterparts, who actively tried to create a decoy and aim their enemies at the wrong location. 

The success of Operation Overlord has played a large part in historians usually disparaging the German army as incompetent and corrupt. However, recently declassified documents suggest a different story. Spies on the ground, codebreakers from across the Axis, and photo intelligence: theirs was a sophisticated, integrated intelligence system that was supremely conscious of the Allies's counter-intelligence schemes. 

For the first time, acclaimed intelligence author Nigel West provides the full, true story of Axis intelligence and

Year: 2019
Edition: Retail
Publisher: The History Press
Language: english
Pages: 256
ISBN 10: 0750989939
ISBN 13: 978-0750989930
ISBN: B07VMBMB2V
File: EPUB, 3.12 MB
Download (epub, 3.12 MB)
 
You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them.