Churchill's Secret War - Robin Denniston
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Used Good, cover/spine has some creases/wear, spine faded
Dimensions: 155 x 233 x 18mm
Publication Date: 1999
Churchill's Secret War: Diplomatic Decrypts, the Foreign Office, and Turkey, 1922-1944 by Robin Denniston
In Churchill's Secret War, the author brings to light a plan to open a second front in the Balkans, from Turkey across the eastern Mediterranean, to hasten D-Day in the west. He also reveals new information on the Cicero spy scandal in 1943 when top secret Foreign Office documents were stolen in Ankara by the British Ambassador's valet, who passed them to the Germans. This was the biggest Foreign Office security lapse until the Burgess and Maclean affair some twenty years later. Robin Denniston has been afforded access to the secret wartime files that Churchill valued so highly. The result is a thorough, scholarly and original insight into Churchill's secret 'war within a war'.
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