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Captains Without Eyes

Intelligence Failures In World War Ii, 1st Edition

By Lyman B Kirkpatrick Jr


320 pages

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 Written by a former Inspector General and Executive Director of the CIA. It describes the role of the failure in gathering and analyzing intelligence behind Barbarossa (German attack on Russia), Pearl Harbor, the 1942 Allied landing at Dieppe, France, the "Market Garden" assault on Arnhem ("A Bridge Too Far"), and the Battle of the Bulge.

Table of Contents

Preface -- The Problems of Foresight -- Case Barbarossa: The German Attack on Russia -- Pearl Harbor: A Lost Battle v. A National Disaster -- Dieppe: Prelude to D-Day -- Arnhem: A Viper in the Market -- The Bulge in the Ardennes: Hitler’s Last Threat -- The Brilliance of Hindsight

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HISTORY / General