Man Called Intrepid: The Incredible WWII Narrative of the Hero Whose Spy Network and Secret Diplomacy Changed the Course

byWilliam Stevenson

Paperback | September 24, 2009

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Man Called Intrepid: The Incredible WWII Narrative of the Hero Whose Spy Network and Secret Diplomacy Changed the Course by William Stevenson
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A classic about real-life WWII espionage, as conducted by its modern master * A Man Called Intrepid is the classic true story of Sir William Stephenson (codenamed Intrepid) and the spy network he founded that would ultimately stall the Nazi war machine and help win World War II. Ian Fleming, bestselling author of the James Bond novels, once remarked, "James Bond is a highly romanticized version of a true spy. The real thing is William Stephenson." Illustrated with thirty-two pages of black-and-white photographs, this book describes the infamous "Camp X" spy training center in Ontario, Canada; the breaking of the Ultra Code used by Enigma; and countless tales of assassinations, clandestine activities, guerrilla armies, resistance support, and suicide missions. This modern classic, which reads like fiction, was a national bestseller when first published in 1976.
William Stevenson (no relation to the subject of this book) was trained in aerial espionage as a British naval fighter pilot during World War II. A distinguished journalist and war correspondent, he is the author of sixteen books, including A Man Called Intrepid, Intrepid's Last Case (Lyons), and Ninety Minutes at Entebbe. He lives in ...
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Title:Man Called Intrepid: The Incredible WWII Narrative of the Hero Whose Spy Network and Secret Diploma...Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:528 pages, 9 X 6 X 1.4 inShipping dimensions:528 pages, 9 X 6 X 1.4 inPublished:September 24, 2009Publisher:Lyons PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:159921170X

ISBN - 13:9781599211701

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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