An enthralling exposé of the spies who moved in the darkened dangerous back alleys of World War Two.
While American, British, German and Russian soldiers clashed in the battlefields of the world, a small group of men and women moved in the shadows, deliberating over actions behind the scenes.
Agents, double-agents and even triple-agents worked to gather intelligence and give their sides advantages during this monumental conflict. Yet, unlike the world of James Bond, there was no glamor to their actions.
Through in-depth research Charles Whiting shines a light on the unvarnished world of espionage in World War Two and demonstrates how all the players of this game, whether French, British, American, Czech, German, Dutch or Russian, lost in this war in the shadows.