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    The British Spy Manual: The Authentic Special Operations Executive (SOE) Guide for WW II (Hardback) By (author) Imperial War Museum (Great Britain), Foreword by Sinclair Mckay

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    DescriptionImagine sitting behind a desk, in a classroom, miles from anywhere in the English countryside, alongside dozens of fellow students, dreaming of being parachuted into Occupied France to undertake daring missions against Hitler's forces. What were you taught? What text books did they give you, and what homework and exams were you expected to pass in order to make the grade? For the first time we now publish the classroom dossier that all secret agents being trained for missions against the Axis forces in the Second World War were supplied with and expected to implement when on service. Full of colourful and imaginative drawings, photographs and diagrams the two-volume set represents a unique piece of British military history at your finger tips. From techniques in camouflage, to setting up communications, concealing weapons caches and constructing booby traps - this is the original text book our heroes learned, to ply their trade to deadly effect.


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    Title
    The British Spy Manual
    Subtitle
    The Authentic Special Operations Executive (SOE) Guide for WW II
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Imperial War Museum (Great Britain), Foreword by Sinclair Mckay
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 272
    Width: 170 mm
    Height: 230 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 684 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781781314029
    ISBN 10: 1781314020
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15500
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HBWQ
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JJH
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.4
    BIC E4L: WAR
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD1, HBLW
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET030
    Ingram Theme: CULT/BRITIS
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBK
    BIC subject category V2: JPSH
    BISAC V2.8: HIS015000
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Abridged Dewey: 941
    Ingram Subject Code: HM
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/1940
    LC classification: DA
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027100
    BIC subject category V2: 3JJH, 1DBK
    DC23: 940.548641
    Thema V1.0: JPSH, NHWR7, NHD, NHWL
    Illustrations note
    full colour throughout
    Publisher
    Aurum Press Ltd
    Imprint name
    Aurum Press Ltd
    Publication date
    23 October 2014
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    SINCLAIR McKAY is author of the bestselling The Secret Life of Bletchley Park and The Secret Listeners for Aurum, as well as histories of Hammer films, the James Bond films, and the pastime of rambling. He lives in London.