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Book:Churchill's iceman : the true story of Geoffrey Pyke - genius, fugitive, spy / Henry Hemming.:2015 Churchill's iceman : the true story of Geoffrey Pyke - genius, fugitive, spy / Henry Hemming.
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Author: Hemming, Henry, 1979-
Publication year: 2015
Language: English
Media class: Book
Classification: 941.082092
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9780099594130 (pbk.) :
Notes:
Originally published: London: Preface Publishing, 2014.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Inventor, escapee, campaigner, war correspondent, Pyke was an unlikely hero of both World Wars and is seen today as the father of U.S. Special Forces. He changed the landscape of British pre-school education, earned a fortune on the stock market, wrote a bestseller and in 1942 convinced Churchill and Lord Mountbatten to build an aircraft carrier out of reinforced ice. He gave birth to the Mass Observation movement, escaped from a German concentration camp, devised an ingenious plan to get ambulances and microscopes to the Spanish Republicans fro free and launched a private attempt to avert the outbreak of World Warl II by sending into Nazi Germany a group of pollsters disguised as golfers. But there was another side to this man. Pyke, it seems, was a man with a secret.
Additional information: 548 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm
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