Secret Weapons of World War II

Secret Weapons of World War II

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The weapons developed by both Allied and Axis nations are chronicled here in a fascinating chronicle of technological achievement, from secret code machines and electronic guidance systems to high-tech radar.

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Critical Acclaim for Secret Weapons of World War II

""Breuer has produced yet another collection of rip-roaring tales. . . . A delightful addition to the niche that Breuer has so successfully carved out.""
-Publishers Weekly

""It is Breuer's portrayal of the competition for technological superiority between the Allies and the Nazis that grabs the reader and shows the significance of each wartime discovery and invention.""
-State Journal-Register, Springfield, Illinois

In the fast-paced, suspenseful Secret Weapons of World War II, noted military historian William Breuer chronicles the clandestine battle that occurred between the brilliant scientists and codebreakers of the Allies and the Axis powers. Re-creating the covert missions, hoaxes, spying, conspiracies, and electronic sleuthing, Breuer deftly uncovers the spectacular feats of the fascinating men and women who determined the outcome of the war-providing an unprecedented look at the least-known operations and plots conducted by both sides.


Publisher: New York : J. Wiley & Sons, c2000
ISBN: 9780471202127
0471202126
Characteristics: ix, 242 p. : ill., ports., maps ; 23 cm

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