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Code-breaker [sound recording] : the untold story of Richard Hayes, the Dublin librarian and code breaker who helped turn the tide of World War II

Mc Menamin, Marc2020
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Amidst the tension of the Emergency, with the European continent consumed by war and Ireland on stand-by, Dublin became the unlikely venue for one of the most thrilling episodes in Irish history, when Richard Hayes, a gifted polymath and cryptographer, was drafted by Irish intelligence services to track the movements of a prolific Nazi spy, Hermann Grtz. Hayes recruitment set in motion a complex game of cat-and-mouse that would wind its way through the city and its suburbs, expand to test the sympathies of some of the most prominent members of society and government, and even threaten the integrity of the Allied war effort.
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