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bookaneer rated it 7 years ago
Still as riveting as everything else Macintyre writes, but this book is definitely less fun than ZigZag or Double Cross. In fact, it's downright depressing. And how could it be otherwise? At its heart, this book is about a terrible, immeasurably costly betrayal. While the book describes the life of ...
By Singing Light
By Singing Light rated it 7 years ago
I like MacIntyre’s non-fiction style; I was less interested in the subject of this book. [I could say more about this, and the fact that MacIntyre tries to push back against the glorification of hypermasculinity that’s almost inherent in his subject, but doesn’t entirely succeed. I’m not sure I’d be...
bookaneer rated it 7 years ago
This book. Is. Amazing.Do you know how many uncaptured German spies were operating in Britain during WWII?Zero.That's right.Every single German spy was either captured or became part of MI5's XX System, aka "Double-Cross." And each one of them was... a character. As McIntyre puts it: "They included...
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Spooky's House Of Books rated it 7 years ago
Sabotaged the Nazis and Changed the Nature of War|28503837] The incredible untold story of WWII s greatest secret fighting force, as told by our great modern master of wartime intrigue Britain s Special Air Service or SAS was the brainchild of David Stirling, a young, gadabout aristocrat whose aimle...
mattries37315 rated it 7 years ago
I received this book for free though LibraryThing’s Early Reviewers program in exchange for an honest review. During World War II many military strategies and tactics that are today standard around the world were first pioneer, including behind-the-lines special operation as done by the British Sp...
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