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The Debs of Bletchley Park
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MICHAEL SMITH is an award-winning journalist and the author of a number of bestselling books on spies, special forces and codebreaking including: The Sunday Times number one bestseller Station X: The Codebreakers of Bletchley Park; Foley: The Spy Who Saved 10,000 Jews; The Spying Game and Killer Elite: The Inside Story of America's Most Secret Special Operations Team. He is also the co-editor, with Ralph Erskine, of The Bletchley Park Codebreakers. Smith was a member of the British Army's Intelligence Corps before joining the BBC. He was a reporter and defence correspondent for both the Daily Telegraph and The Sunday Times covering the wars in the Balkans, Iraq and Afghanistan. Smith is a trustee of Bletchley Park and chair of the Trust's Historical Advisory Committee. He lives near Henley-on-Thames.

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"A five star comprehensive and emotionally engaging read."


"A fascinating account ... long overdue."


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'Comprehensive...movingly portrayed ... Smith provides a useful corrective to the many accounts that see Turing as the lone central figure at Bletchley.'`If you are looking for a riveting, un-put-downable read to curl up with on a Siberian January night - look no further than Michael Smith's marvellous book - The Debs of Bletchley Park''colourful and engaging social history'`Brisk and readable story of the women of Bletchley ... Smith is good on what the women actually did''Pacey and easy to read ... a fascinating account of how the war changed life for women in all strata of society'"A five star comprehensive and emotionally engaging read.""A fascinating account ... long overdue."

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