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
Title variation
Codemaker's war, 1941-1945
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
JPL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Marks, Leo
Dewey number
940.54/8641
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D810 .C88
LC item number
M27 2000
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
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • "Originally published in Great Britain in 1998 by HarperCollins Publishers"--Title page verso
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 -- Judgement 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 -- 'They also serve...' -- Self-defence -- Taken for granted -- The day of reckoning -- Pockets of resistance -- Operation Periwig -- Serial number 47685 -- For services rendered -- Exemplary conduct -- The last mischief
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st Touchstone ed.
Extent
613 pages, [8] pages of plates
Isbn
9780684867809
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)45202993
  • 1757221
  • (OCoLC)ocm45202993
  • 1757221
Label
Between silk and cyanide : a codemaker's war, 1941-1945, Leo Marks
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • "Originally published in Great Britain in 1998 by HarperCollins Publishers"--Title page verso
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 -- Judgement 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 -- 'They also serve...' -- Self-defence -- Taken for granted -- The day of reckoning -- Pockets of resistance -- Operation Periwig -- Serial number 47685 -- For services rendered -- Exemplary conduct -- The last mischief
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st Touchstone ed.
Extent
613 pages, [8] pages of plates
Isbn
9780684867809
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)45202993
  • 1757221
  • (OCoLC)ocm45202993
  • 1757221

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