Hitler's Spies: German Military Intelligence In World War II

Paperback | July 14, 2000

byDavid Kahn

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A German patrol wiggles through Russian lines to return with details of Soviet defenses. An expert Luftwaffe interrogator teases secret information from downed Allied airmen. Two spies steal ashore in Maine and make their way into New York City. Filled with episodes of intrigue and adventure, Hitler's Spies reveals the workings of German intelligence—the famed Abwehr, the dreaded SD, the codebreakers, the spies, and the intelligence gatherers of the Foreign Office—and explains its failure to best the Allies. Draws on original documents and extensive interviews.

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The first full account of Germany’s intelligence network during the Second World War has arrived. Hitler’s Spies by professor and author David Kahn is a well-researched and thoroughly engaging detailed book of espionage and spymasters. Drawing on a host of original documents and extensive interviews, Kahn recounts many anecdotes th...

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A German patrol wiggles through Russian lines to return with details of Soviet defenses. An expert Luftwaffe interrogator teases secret information from downed Allied airmen. Two spies steal ashore in Maine and make their way into New York City. Filled with episodes of intrigue and adventure, Hitler's Spies reveals the workings of Germ...

David Kahn spent eight years researching and writing this book, including a year in the German military archives. He holds a Ph.D. in history from Oxford and is also the author of the acclaimed best-seller The Codebreakers: The Story of Secret Writing. He lives in Great Neck, New York.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:718 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.72 inPublished:July 14, 2000Publisher:Da Capo BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0306809494

ISBN - 13:9780306809491

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The first full account of Germany’s intelligence network during the Second World War has arrived. Hitler’s Spies by professor and author David Kahn is a well-researched and thoroughly engaging detailed book of espionage and spymasters. Drawing on a host of original documents and extensive interviews, Kahn recounts many anecdotes that have significant meaning to the intelligence aspects of the war. From two spies that steal away to New York City to search for some information to the codebreakers working underground in the Bavarian forest, all elements of German espionage are addressed. This is a fascinating read that will interest all and shock many.