Bio: Hervie Haufler is a veteran of World War II. He participated in both the British and the U.S. codebreaking task forces. While preparing the manuscripts for his two non-fiction titles, CODEBREAKERS' VICTORY: How the Allied Crytographers Won World War II and THE SPIES WHO NEVER WERE: The True Story of the Nazi Spies Who Were Actually Allied Double Agents, he researched throughly in the public archives on his subjects and conducted interviews with other veterans of the programs.
For years, the story of the World War II codebreakers was kept a crucial state secret. Even Winston Churchill, himself a great advocate of Britain's cryptologic program, purposefully minimized their achievements in his history books. Now though, after decades have passed, the true scope of the British and American cryptographers' role in the war has come to light. It was a role key to the Allied victory. From the Battle of Britain to the Pacific front to the panzer divisions in Africa, superior... more info>>
After the fall of France in the mid-1940s, German Chancellor Adolf Hitler faced a British Empire which refused to negotiate for peace. Full-scale war loomed and Hitler ordered the Abwehr, Germany's defense and intelligence organization, to carry out Operation Lena, a program to place information-gathering spies within Britain. Quickly, a network of secret agents spread within the United Kingdom and across the British Empire. A master of disguises, a professional safecracker, a scrubwoman, a dip... more info>>