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The following are a small selection of titles on this subject to complement our information sheet.

•   BEESLEY, P.  Very special intelligence: the story of the Admiralty's operational intelligence centre 1939-1945. 2nd ed. London: Greenhill, 2000 ISBN: 1853673986

•  CONNEL, G. G.  Fighting destroyer: the story of HMS Petard   Abingdon: Purnell Book Services, 1976

•  DEACON, R. The silent war: a history of western naval intelligence   Newton Abbott: David & Charles, 1978   ISBN 0715375571

•  EWING, A. W.  The man of room 40: the life of Sir Alfred Ewing   London: Hutchinson, 1939

•  HARPER, S.  Capturing Enigma: how HMS Petard seized the German naval codes London: Sutton, 1999 ISBN 0750923164

•   KAHN, D.  Seizing the Enigma: the race to break the German u-boat codes, 1939-1943    London: Souvenir, 1991   ISBN 0285630660

•   SEBAG-MONTEFIORE, H.  Engima: the battle for the code. London: Phoenix, 2000  ISBN: 0753811308

•   SMITH, M   Station X: the codebreakers of Bletchley Park. London: Channel 4 Books, 1998   ISBN:  0752221892

These books may be stocked by your local public library or may be made available through the inter-library lending service. Please enquire at your local branch.

If you wish to find out more about the collections and materials held in the Royal Naval Museum Library see the library web pages .

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