Описание: From spy missions to code breaking, this richly illustrated account of the covert operations of World War II takes readers behind the battle lines and deep into the undercover war effort that changed the course of history. From the authors who created"Eyewitness to World War II"and numerous other best-selling illustrated reference books, this is the shocking story behind the covert activity that shaped the outcome of one of the world s greatest conflicts and the destiny of millions of people. National Geographic s landmark book illuminates World War II as never before by taking you inside the secret lives of spies and spy masters; secret agents and secret armies; Enigma machines and code breakers; psychological warfare and black propaganda; secret weapons and secret battle strategies. Seven heavily illustrated narrative chapters reveal the truth behind the lies and deception that shaped the secret war; eight essays showcase hundreds of rare photos and artifacts (many never before seen); more than 50 specially created sidebars tell the stories of spies and secret operations. Renowned historian and top-selling author Stephen Hyslop reveals this little-known side of the war in captivating detail, weaving in extraordinary eyewitness accounts and information only recently declassified. Rare photographs, artifacts, and illuminating graphics enrich this absorbing reference book."
Автор: Hyslop Stephen Название: Letter and the Scroll ISBN: 1426205147 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781426205149 Издательство: Hachette Book Group Рейтинг: Цена: 3872 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: The Bible is the most influential book ever written. In the mid-20th century, the discovery of the "Dead Sea Scrolls" alone has deepened our understanding of the Biblical world, its people, and their beliefs. This work presents the story of modern archaeology`s most important discoveries.
Автор: Hyslop Stephen G. Название: National Geographic the Old West ISBN: 142621555X ISBN-13(EAN): 9781426215551 Издательство: Hachette Book Group Рейтинг: Цена: 4356 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: The lives, legends, and epic events that made the American West a world-renowned symbol of true grit are showcased in this gorgeous volume featuring the gold rush, the Indian Wars, cowboys, outlaws, and more.