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Between Silk and Cyanide - a book by Marks, Leo

Between Silk and Cyanide

A Code Maker's War, 1941-45

Between Silk and Cyanide( )
Author: Marks, Leo
ISBN:978-0-7524-7160-0
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:History Press Limited, The
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $14.57
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In 1942, with a black-market chicken under his arm, Leo Marks left his father's famous bookshop, 84 Charing Cross Road, and went to war. He was twenty-two and a cryptopgraher of genius. In Between Silk and Cyanide, his critically acclaimed account of his time in SOE, Marks tells how he revolutionised the code-making techniques of the Allies, trained some of the most famous agents dropped into France including Violette Szabo and 'the White Rabbit', and why he wrote haunting verse...
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