British Secret Service During the Great War

British Secret Service During the Great War

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"[...]was informed by the Head of our then Secret Service that "he himself was quite unable to move in the matter." His supply appeared to have been insanely limited. No one ever doubted but that we should successfully pull through the war, or that our heroic, unconquerable and magnificent Active Service man would prove victorious in spite of all the mistakes, the clogs on the wheels, and the disastrous blundering of interfering politicians-those Grand Old Muddlers who so persistently blocked their ears to the motto, "It is never too late to mend," and who so obstinately declined to "get a move on" until positively spurred into seemingly reluctant action by the patriotic Northcliffe Press voicing the fierce indignation of the long suffering British nation. I venture to predict that Lord Northcliffe will go down in history as the[...]."
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  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 12.95mm | 399.16g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507547765
  • 9781507547762