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Between Silk and Cyanide by Leo Marks
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Nov 25, 2011

it was amazing
bookshelves: wwii

-Follow the authors struggles with organization and logistics within the intelligence bureaucracy.
-Learn how to use the codes from that time period.
-Follow the story of cryptologist Leo Marks in keeping the agents in the field safe through innovative new cladestine codes and operations.
-Track the Jedburghs successes and failures throughout Europe, especially the French through Degaul and Marks' friend Tommy.

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