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In the spring of a top secret organization was founded in London its purpose was to plot the destruction of Hitler s war machine through spectacular acts of sabotage .

The guerrilla campaign that followed was every bit as extraordinary as the six men who directed it One of them Cecil Clarke was a maverick engineer who had spent the s inventing futuristic caravans Now his talents were put to more devious use he built the dirty bomb used to assassinate Hitler s favorite Reinhard Heydrich Another William Fairbairn was a portly pensioner with an unusual passion he was the world s leading expert in silent killing hired to train the guerrillas being parachuted behind enemy lines Led by dapper Scotsman Colin Gubbins these men along with three others formed a secret inner circle that aided by a group of formidable ladies single handedly changed the course Second World War a cohort hand picked by Winston Churchill whom he called his Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare .

Giles Milton s i Churchill s Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare i is a gripping and vivid narrative of adventure and derring do that is also perhaps the last great untold story of the Second World Wa by Giles Milton

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Churchill's Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare: The Mavericks Who Plotted Hitler's Defeat
Title:Churchill's Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare: The Mavericks Who Plotted Hitler's Defeat
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Number of Pages:368
Category:History, Non fiction, War, Military, World war ii
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