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The Resource A game of birds and wolves : the secret game that won the war, Simon Parkin

A game of birds and wolves : the secret game that won the war, Simon Parkin

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A game of birds and wolves : the secret game that won the war
Title
A game of birds and wolves
Title remainder
the secret game that won the war
Statement of responsibility
Simon Parkin
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
It's 1941. Imagine you're Winston Churchill. The Battle of the Atlantic is a disaster. Supply ships ferrying vital weapons, food and fuel from North America are being torpedoed by the German U-boats. You are lying to the country about the number of ships sunk. You are lying about the number of men killed. Without the supply ships Britain will starve. The tide of the war is turning in Germany's favour. This is the story of the game of battleships that won the Second World War. In 1941 Prime Minster Winston Churchill gathered a group of unlikely heroes - a retired naval captain and eight brilliant young women, the youngest only 17 years old - to form a secret strategy unit. On the top floor of a ramshackle HQ in Liverpool, the Western Approaches Tactical Unit spent day and night playing war games to crack the U-boat tactics
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Parkin, Simon
Dewey number
  • 940.5'48641
  • 940.5'48641
  • 940.5'48641
  • 940.548641
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Great Britain
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Warfare and Defence
Label
A game of birds and wolves : the secret game that won the war, Simon Parkin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9781529353037
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
309 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781529353037
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)
Label
A game of birds and wolves : the secret game that won the war, Simon Parkin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9781529353037
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
309 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781529353037
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)

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