Secret Agent's Handbook World War II - SEAMAN, MarkPublic Record Office, 2000, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good - in Good DJ. Remnants of sale sticker to upper panel. 1cm closed tear to foot of upper panel, two further small closed tears to head of lower panel. Text bright and tight. A nice copy.
This book reproduces the main pages from the 1940s SOE Descriptive Catalogue of Special Devices and Supplies in their original format. Each item has a photograph or diagram, plus a description of the object and instructions for its use. Included is everything that a secret agent might want to requisition from SOE stores - from camouflage and disguises to weapons, wireless sets, underwater and parachute equipment, medical supplies and even small boats. Mark Seaman's expert introduction explains how many of the items were used on actual missions.
Size: 11" x 8¾"
Number of Pages: 258
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