Login Shopping Cart My Account TrackOrder
 
  Main Books Music DVDs Forum Spotlight Spotlight Help
  Top 10s Our Picks New Arrivals Great Deals Short Quantities Notable Books
Home > Books > History > history
Search   
Advanced Search
My Emma
and save 10% on your next order.
Special Offers, New Products and Forum Updates
Visit us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter See our Pictures on PInterest
ShoppingCart
 Shopping Cart
0 item(s) in your cart
 
Subtotal : $0.00
HACKER SAFE certified sites prevent over 99.9% of hacker crime.
Icon Description
Our Picks
New Arrivals
Great Deals
Short Quantities
Notable Books
Clearance Sale
Reading Group
More Books
To find more items like this one, go to:
military history
nautical
Code Name Caesar: The Secret Hunt for U-Boat 864 During World War II
 
 
Author
Jerome Preisler and Kenneth Sewell.
Publisher Berkley  
Format hardcover
Product Dimensions 9.25 x 6.25 x 1.2 inches
ISBN 9780425245255
Pages/Publication Date 287/2012
Daedalus Item Code 33403
This item is not available.
Description
Desperate to regain the upper hand in World War II, the Axis powers launched an audacious plan in February 1944. The submarine U-864 was to leave Germany with scientists, advanced rocket and jet aircraft technology, and tons of mercury for missile and torpedo detonators, in the hope that Japan could reestablish air superiority in the Pacific and draw the United States away from Europe, allowing Germany to prepare an impenetrable defense. Jerome Preisler and Kenneth Sewell relate in gripping detail how British codebreakers and Norwegian agents uncovered the plan, spurring a massive sea hunt that ended when the HMS Venturer became the only sub in history to sink another sub underwater.

"Reads like a tense thriller, but the authors also keep a steady course on the human aspect of their tale as they reconstruct the events behind this little-known WWII incident and its aftermath."Publishers Weekly

 
 
HACKER SAFE certified sites prevent over 99.9% of hacker crime.
Books
Top 10s
Our Picks
New Arrivals
Great Deals
Short Quantities
Notable Books
Clearance
Reading Group Picks
Music
Top 10s
Our Picks
New Arrivals
Great Deals
Short Quantities
Notable Music
Clearance
DVDs
Top 10s
Our Picks
New Arrivals
Great Deals
Short Quantities
Notable DVDs
Clearance
Movie Group Picks
Customer Service
How to Order
FAQ
Contact Us
Feedback
About Us
Privacy Policy
My Account
Register
Forgot Password?
Change Your Info
Order History
Web Site Preference
Easy Order Form
Catalogs
Gift Cards
Track Order
 
Employment
Order online or call 1-800-395-2665 (U.S.) or 1-410-309-2705 (Outside U.S. & Canada)
This site features merchandise from our catalogs and store, in addition to items available only online. Availability may vary.
©2013 Daedalus Books, Inc. | Contact customer service at custserv@daedalusbooks.com