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The Resource Between silk and cyanide : a codemaker's war, 1941-1945, Leo Marks

Between silk and cyanide : a codemaker's war, 1941-1945, Leo Marks

Label
Between silk and cyanide : a codemaker's war, 1941-1945
Title
Between silk and cyanide
Title remainder
a codemaker's war, 1941-1945
Statement of responsibility
Leo Marks
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A World War II cryptographer chronicles his career in the Special Operations Executive, discussing his replacement of outmoded codes with one-time silk-printed codes
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Marks, Leo
Dewey number
940.54/8641
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
D810.C88
LC item number
M375 1999
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Marks, Leo
  • Marks, Leo
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Cryptographers
  • Cryptographers
  • Cryptography
  • Secret service
  • Great Britain
Label
Between silk and cyanide : a codemaker's war, 1941-1945, Leo Marks
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A hard man to place -- The pilot light -- A collector's item -- 'Merde alors!' -- All things bright and beautiful -- The fifth grouse -- SOE-minded -- The plumber and his mate -- The Godfather -- The sixth sense -- The high-pitched bleep -- A shock discovery -- The biter bitten -- The last-chance month -- The bolt hole -- A question of Y -- Arquebus, Gunnerside and golf -- The coding cabaret -- Summit meeting -- The findings of the court -- Repercussions -- The launching of Plan Giskes -- Special devices -- Judgment day -- Permission to proceed? -- Court martial -- Criminal negligence -- Green ink -- Best read at night -- The war dance -- Accidents will happen -- Pilgrim's progress -- The 'hard men' -- Judicial review -- The masterstroke -- Desperate measures -- Punitive expedition -- The secret weapon -- Appointment with royalty -- The extended briefing -- Operation Gift-horse -- A terrible gaffe -- Operation Sidetrack -- Beyond belief -- Parallel action -- The club rules -- Lake Como's bottom -- 'I hereby bequeath ... ' -- A treat for the natives -- Homecoming -- Stranglehold -- Man with a mission -- Breaking point -- Who stole your grace? -- The forty-eight mistakes -- Unique in SOE -- The major development -- 'If I should die, etcetera' -- The invisible presence -- Fumigated -- A mere squadron leader -- Without precedent -- Open arrest -- Misgivings -- 'The life that I have' -- April fool's day -- The new boys -- Inexcusable -- For your ears only -- Neptune's trident -- Staying power
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
613 pages
Isbn
9780684864228
Lccn
99017581
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)40776827
  • (OCoLC)ocm40776827
  • 419187
Label
Between silk and cyanide : a codemaker's war, 1941-1945, Leo Marks
Link
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A hard man to place -- The pilot light -- A collector's item -- 'Merde alors!' -- All things bright and beautiful -- The fifth grouse -- SOE-minded -- The plumber and his mate -- The Godfather -- The sixth sense -- The high-pitched bleep -- A shock discovery -- The biter bitten -- The last-chance month -- The bolt hole -- A question of Y -- Arquebus, Gunnerside and golf -- The coding cabaret -- Summit meeting -- The findings of the court -- Repercussions -- The launching of Plan Giskes -- Special devices -- Judgment day -- Permission to proceed? -- Court martial -- Criminal negligence -- Green ink -- Best read at night -- The war dance -- Accidents will happen -- Pilgrim's progress -- The 'hard men' -- Judicial review -- The masterstroke -- Desperate measures -- Punitive expedition -- The secret weapon -- Appointment with royalty -- The extended briefing -- Operation Gift-horse -- A terrible gaffe -- Operation Sidetrack -- Beyond belief -- Parallel action -- The club rules -- Lake Como's bottom -- 'I hereby bequeath ... ' -- A treat for the natives -- Homecoming -- Stranglehold -- Man with a mission -- Breaking point -- Who stole your grace? -- The forty-eight mistakes -- Unique in SOE -- The major development -- 'If I should die, etcetera' -- The invisible presence -- Fumigated -- A mere squadron leader -- Without precedent -- Open arrest -- Misgivings -- 'The life that I have' -- April fool's day -- The new boys -- Inexcusable -- For your ears only -- Neptune's trident -- Staying power
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
613 pages
Isbn
9780684864228
Lccn
99017581
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)40776827
  • (OCoLC)ocm40776827
  • 419187

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