A startling and vivid account of World War I, Secret Warriors uncovers how wartime
code-breaking, aeronautics, and scientific research laid the foundation for many
of the innovations of the twentieth century.
World War I is often viewed as a war fought by armies of
millions living and fighting in trenches, aided by brutal machinery that cost
the lives of many. But behind all of this an intellectual war was also being
fought between engineers, chemists, code-breakers, physicists, doctors,
mathematicians, and intelligence gatherers. This hidden war was to make a
positive and lasting contribution to how war was conducted on land, at sea, and
in the air and, most importantly, to life at home.
provides an invaluable and fresh history of World War I, profiling a number
of the key incidents and figures that led to great leaps forward for the
twentieth century. Told in a lively and colorful narrative style, Secret Warriors reveals the unknown side
of this tragic conflict. Download and start listening now!