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Author Urban, Mark, 1961-

Title The man who broke Napoleon's code / Mark Urban.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : HarperCollins, 2002.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Non-Fiction  940.2 Urb    ---  Available
Description xix, 348 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Note Includes index.
Summary The true story of George Scovell follows the engraver's apprentice who possessed extraordinary linguistic genius as he is assigned to Wellington's headquarters where he easily cracked codes used in French dispatches.
Subject Scovell, George, 1774-1861.
Great Britain. Army -- Officers -- Biography.
Cryptographers -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Peninsular War, 1807-1814 -- Campaigns -- Participation, British.
ISBN 006018891X

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