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Great read: a fascinating book about the battle for the North Atlantic during the Second World War

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Great read: a fascinating book about the battle for the North Atlantic during the Second World War

I have just finished reading A Game of Birds and Wolves: The Secret Game that Won the War by Simon Parkin. As it says on the dustcover: “1941. The battle of the Atlantic is a disaster. Thousands of supply ships ferrying vital food and fuel

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Great book: a fascinating true story about spying in the time of the cold war

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Great book: a fascinating true story about spying in the time of the cold war

I recently read Ben MacIntyre’s latest book The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War. I have read a number of his books and found them highly enjoyable, and this is no exception.  John Le Carre describes this as ‘The

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