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A game of birds and wolves : the ingenious young women whose secret board game helped win World War II

Parkin, Simon (author.).

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  • ISBN: 9780316492096
  • ISBN: 0316492094
  • Physical Description: print
    309 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First US edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note: First published in Great Britain in November 2019 by Sceptre" -- Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-302) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Last man standing -- As you wave me goodbye -- They will come -- Wolves -- Pineapples and champagne -- Never at sea -- Roberts -- Oak leaves and Christmas trees -- The aces and the note -- The citadel -- Raspberry -- The royal key -- The elephant has landed -- Nulli secundus -- The battle of birds and wolves: part I -- The battle of birds and wolves: part II -- Honours -- The gun in the night -- The sisterhood of the linoleum -- Postscript -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.: "The triumphant true story of the young women who helped to devise the winning strategy that defeated Nazi U-boats and delivered a decisive victory in the Battle of the Atlantic." -- From book jacket.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Atlantic Ocean
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations -- Submarine
Great Britain. -- Royal Navy. -- Western Approaches Tactical Unit.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Military intelligence -- Great Britain
Genre/Form: Creative nonfiction.

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