Capturing Enigma: How HMS Petard Seized the German Naval Codes (Paperback)
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Capturing Enigma: How HMS Petard Seized the German Naval Codes (Paperback)

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Paperback 192 Pages / Published: 01/07/2002
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An attack by a British destroyer on a German U-boat in the Eastern Mediterranean in October 1942 altered the course of the entire war. The capture of secret coding material from U-559, at the cost of two of HMS Petard's crew, enabled Bletchley Park's codebreakers to successfully crack the U-boat cypher.

Publisher: The History Press Ltd
ISBN: 9780750930505
Number of pages: 192
Weight: 200 g
Dimensions: 178 x 110 x 10 mm

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I have to say that I think this book has the wrong title. This is the very interesting history of HMS Petard, a ship of the royal navy. Background is given on the state of war into which the vessel was actioned, its a... More

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