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Title: The Man Who Broke Napoleons Codes - The Story Of George Scovell
Description: Faber & Faber, 2001, 1st edition. Cloth, dj, F/F. xvi+333pp, 8pp b/w plates, index, a nice fine copy in a slighttl edge bumped dustjacket. Hardback with dustjacket. ISBN: 0571205135 Account of Scovell's breaking of the French armies 'Great Paris Cipher'. From a common background & gifted in languages Scovell managed to crack Napoleon's codes & give Wellington an advantage in the Peninsular war. He found it hard to rise in the ranks due to his low birth.

Keywords: ISBN 0571205135, cryptography, ciphers, codes, napoleon, military, biography, army, peninsular war 0571205135

Price: GBP 8.50 = appr. US$ 12.14 Seller: Eastleach Books
- Book number: 51356

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