By Leo Marks
In 1942, Leo Marks left his father's recognized bookstall, eighty four Charing pass highway, and went off to struggle the battle. He was once twenty-two. quickly famous as a cryptographer of genius, he grew to become head of communications on the specified Operations government (SOE), the place he revolutionized the codemaking recommendations of the Allies and proficient the most recognized brokers dropped into occupied Europe, together with "the White Rabbit" and Violette Szabo. As a most sensible codemaker, Marks had a different point of view on the most attention-grabbing and, beforehand, little-known elements of the second one international warfare.
Writing with the narrative aptitude and shiny characterization of his well-known screenplays, Marks offers unfastened rein to his willing feel of the absurd and his wry wit, leading to an exciting and poignant memoir that celebrates person braveness and activity, with no wasting sight of the human expense and horror of warfare.