Most Secret War

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Penguin UK, Aug 6, 2009 - History - 608 pages

Reginald Jones was nothing less than a genius. And his appointment to the Intelligence Section of Britain's Air Ministry in 1939 led to some of the most astonishing scientific and technological breakthroughs of the Second World War.

In Most Secret War he details how Britain stealthily stole the war from under the Germans' noses by outsmarting their intelligence at every turn. He tells of the 'battle of the beams'; detecting and defeating flying bombs; using chaff to confuse radar; and many other ingenious ideas and devices.
Jones was the man with the plan to save Britain and his story makes for riveting reading.

 

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Contents

The Men Who Went First
Friends and Rivals
The Clarendon Laboratory 19361938
Inferior Red 19361938
Exile
The Day Before War Broke
The Secret Weapon
The Oslo Report
Beams On The Wane
Jay
Würzburg
The Bruneval Raid
The Baedeker Beams
El Hatto
Pineapple
The Kammhuber Line

A Plan For Intelligence
The Phoney
The Crooked
Reflections
The Fortunes of Major Wintle
Retrospect and Prospect
Freya
Lichtenstein
Window
Saucers
Epilogue
Notes
Glossary of Abbreviations and Code Names

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About the author (2009)

Reginald Victor Jones was an English physicist and scientific military intelligence expert who played an important role in the defence of Britain in the Second World War. He died in 1997.