The Secret History of World War II by Neil Kagan audiobook

The Secret History of World War II: Spies, Code Breakers & Covert Operations

By Neil Kagan  and Stephen G. Hyslop
Foreword Kenneth W. Rendell
Read by Andrew Reilly

Blackstone Publishing 9781426217012
11.17 Hours Unabridged
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From spy missions to code breaking, this account of the covert operations of World War II takes listeners behind the battle lines and deep into the undercover war effort that changed the course of history. From the authors who created Eyewitness to World War II and numerous other bestselling reference books, this is the shocking story behind the covert activity that shaped the outcome of one of the world’s greatest conflicts—and the destiny of millions of people. National Geographic’s landmark book illuminates World War II as never before by taking you inside the secret lives of spies and spymasters; secret agents and secret armies; Enigma machines and code breakers; psychological warfare and black propaganda; secret weapons and secret battle strategies. Seven narrative chapters reveal the truth behind the lies and deception that shaped the “secret war.” Renowned historian and top-selling author Stephen Hyslop and Neil Kagan reveal this little-known side of the war in captivating detail, weaving in extraordinary eyewitness accounts and information only recently declassified.

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Summary

Summary

From spy missions to code breaking, this account of the covert operations of World War II takes listeners behind the battle lines and deep into the undercover war effort that changed the course of history.

From the authors who created Eyewitness to World War II and numerous other bestselling reference books, this is the shocking story behind the covert activity that shaped the outcome of one of the world’s greatest conflicts—and the destiny of millions of people. National Geographic’s landmark book illuminates World War II as never before by taking you inside the secret lives of spies and spymasters; secret agents and secret armies; Enigma machines and code breakers; psychological warfare and black propaganda; secret weapons and secret battle strategies.

Seven narrative chapters reveal the truth behind the lies and deception that shaped the “secret war.” Renowned historian and top-selling author Stephen Hyslop and Neil Kagan reveal this little-known side of the war in captivating detail, weaving in extraordinary eyewitness accounts and information only recently declassified.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“A one-of-a-kind atlas…A gripping, self-contained story on every spread.” Amazon.com, editorial review, on Atlas of the Civil War
“Incredible, first-person stories, moments of heroism, arresting rare imagery, and rich maps bring the entire history of World War II into sharp focus. [A] deeply moving book.” War History Online, on Eyewitness to WWII
“[The] true story behind the covert activity that shaped the outcome…of the Second World War…consistently compelling military history…emphatically and unreservedly recommended.” Midwest Book Review

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Author

Author Bio: Neil Kagan

Author Bio: Neil Kagan

Neil Kagan heads Kagan & Associates, a firm specializing in designing and producing innovative illustrated books. Formerly publisher / managing editor and director of new product development for Time-Life Books, he created numerous series, including the award-winning Voices of the Civil War series. Recently he edited Great Battles of the Civil War, Great Photography of the Civil War, and for National Geographic, the bestselling books Concise History of the World, Eyewitness to the Civil War, The Untold Civil War, and Atlas of the Civil War.

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Author Bio: Stephen G. Hyslop

Author Bio: Stephen G. Hyslop

Stephen Hyslop has written several books on American history, including National Geographic’s Eyewitness to the Civil War and Atlas of the Civil War. A former writer and editor at Time-Life Books, he contributed to many volumes on the Second World War, including Great Photographs of World War II, Lightning War, and Barbarossa. His articles have appeared in American History, World War II, and the History Channel magazine.

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Details

Details

Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/History
Runtime: 11.17
Audience: Adult
Language: English