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Author Corera, Gordon, author.

Title Operation Columba : the Secret Pigeon Service : the untold story of World War II resistance in Europe / Gordon Corera.

Publication Info. New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Montrose Library Non-Fiction    940.5486 COR    Available
Edition First U.S. edition.
Description viii, 334 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-322) and index.
Contents Birth -- The Special Pigeon Service -- Leopold Vindictive -- Arrival -- Listening -- Battle of the skies -- Reaching out -- Resistance -- Secret agents -- Undercover -- Battle of the skies II -- Capture -- Interrogation and infiltration -- The viscount -- Trials and tribulations -- Deception -- The Americans are coming -- Fates.
Subject Great Britain. MI6 -- History -- 20th century.
Homing pigeons -- War use -- Great Britain.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Military intelligence -- Great Britain.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Communications.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- Belgium.
Added Title Secret Pigeon Service
Other Editions: Reproduction of (manifestation): Corera, Gordon. Secret pigeon service London : William Collins, 2018 9780008220303
ISBN 9780062667076 (hardcover)
0062667076 (hardcover)

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