Captains Without Eyes: Intelligence Failures In World War Ii, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Captains Without Eyes

Intelligence Failures In World War Ii, 1st Edition

By Lyman B Kirkpatrick Jr


304 pages

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Paperback: 9780367164164
pub: 2020-03-30
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Hardback: 9780367014292
pub: 2019-04-18

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This book explains how the failure of intelligence in five important battles in World War II had decisive results. It helps Americans to persuade that so long as there is any danger of future wars, the United States must have a strong intelligence service.

Table of Contents

1. The Problems of Foresight 2. Case Barbarossa: The German Attack on Russia, June 22, 1941 3. Pearl Harbor: A Lost Battle v. A National Disaster, December 7, 1941 4. Dieppe: Prelude to D-Day, August 19, 1942 5. Arnhem: A Viper in the Market, September 17, 1944 6. The Bulge in the Ardennes: Hitler's Last Threat, December 16, 1944 7. The Brilliance of Hindsight

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HISTORY / General