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The Resource Spies in the sky : the secret battle for aerial intelligence during World War II, Taylor Downing

Spies in the sky : the secret battle for aerial intelligence during World War II, Taylor Downing

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Spies in the sky : the secret battle for aerial intelligence during World War II
Title
Spies in the sky
Title remainder
the secret battle for aerial intelligence during World War II
Statement of responsibility
Taylor Downing
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is the story of the daring reconnaissance pilots who took aerial photographs over Occupied Europe during the most dangerous days of World War II, and of the photo interpreters who invented a completely new science to analyze those pictures. They were inventive and ingenious; they pioneered the development of 3-D photography and their work provided vital intelligence throughout the war
Summary
* The thrilling story of the brains behind those who helped Britain win WW2
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10165594
Cataloging source
UKMGB
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Downing, Taylor
Dewey number
940.54/8641
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D810.S7
LC item number
D695 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Aerial reconnaissance, British
  • Photographic interpretation (Military science)
Target audience
adult
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the secret battle for aerial intelligence during World War II
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Spies in the sky : the secret battle for aerial intelligence during World War II, Taylor Downing
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [384]-390) and index
Contents
Secret missions -- Sid Cotton's Air Force -- Crisis -- Medmenham -- The mad men of Ham -- Boffins at war -- A rare form of bravery -- The "Warby" legend -- Finding the targets -- Assessing the damage -- To the Mediterranean and India -- Arguments with Allies -- Planning for Overlord -- Special operations -- Hunting the Vengeance weapons -- Towards victory -- "80 per cent of all intelligence"? -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn751716734
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
406 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781408703625
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)751716734
Label
Spies in the sky : the secret battle for aerial intelligence during World War II, Taylor Downing
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [384]-390) and index
Contents
Secret missions -- Sid Cotton's Air Force -- Crisis -- Medmenham -- The mad men of Ham -- Boffins at war -- A rare form of bravery -- The "Warby" legend -- Finding the targets -- Assessing the damage -- To the Mediterranean and India -- Arguments with Allies -- Planning for Overlord -- Special operations -- Hunting the Vengeance weapons -- Towards victory -- "80 per cent of all intelligence"? -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn751716734
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
406 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781408703625
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)751716734

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