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Strange Intelligence : Memoirs of Naval Secret Service (Paperback) (Hector C. Bywater)

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Ahead of WW1, a war that was to put the British Navy to its sternest test since Trafalgar, Bywater reveals how he and his fellow agents deceived the enemy to gather vital intelligence on German naval capabilities. Originally written up in 1930 as a series of thrilling articles in the Daily Telegraph, his experiences were soon turned into a bestselling book, with the help ofDaily Express journalist H. C. Ferraby. This account is a true classic of espionage and derring-do.

A British journalist and military author, Hector Charles Bywater is best known for his 1925 bookThe Great Pacific War, a fictional naval conflict between the United States and Japan. He died in 1940.

Number of Pages: 287
Genre: History, Political Science
Sub-Genre: Military / Naval, Political Freedom + Security / Intelligence, Europe / Great Britain
Series Title: Dialogue Espionage Classics
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Consortium Book Sales & Dist
Author: Hector C. Bywater
Language: English
Street Date: April 12, 2016
TCIN: 50773322
UPC: 9781849548847
Item Number (DPCI): 248-10-9193
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