The Secret War

Front Cover
Pen and Sword, Jun 30, 2004 - History - 352 pages
1 Review
Orginally a TV tie-in expanded from the BBC televison series, the book covers the behind-the-scenes aspects of the fight by the 'back room' scientists and technicians of WW2, including the battles against the Luftwaffe navigational beams, the V-1 and V-2 flying bombs, the development of radar, the battle against the u-boats, countering the magnetic mine, and the breaking of the codes produced by the Enigma machines.
 

What people are saying - Write a review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - Miro - LibraryThing

Brian Johnson was a BBC science writer and in The Secret War he looks at the Second World War from the viewpoint of a war between the scientists and technologists of the two sides. Arguably it was the ... Read full review

Contents

The Battle of the Beams
Radar
Terror Weapons
The BattleoftheAtlantic Misfortunes of War 5
Enigma
Notes Picture Credits
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information