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Kahn, David 1930-

Overview
Works: 62 works in 341 publications in 8 languages and 9,673 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Documentary television programs  Documentary films  Examinations  Nonfiction films  Study guides  Sources  Historical films  Periodicals 
Roles: Author, Editor, Adapter
Classifications: Z103, 652.8
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Most widely held works about David Kahn
 
Most widely held works by David Kahn
The codebreakers : the story of secret writing by David Kahn( Book )

129 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in 8 languages and held by 2,965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first comprehensive history of secret communication from ancient times to the threshold of outer space
Hitler's spies : German military intelligence in World War II by David Kahn( Book )

48 editions published between 1974 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kahn har efter 8 års studium af alt tilgængeligt materiale skrevet denne vægtige bog, der af kritikere er blevet kaldt bogen om den tyske efterretningstjeneste under den 2. Verdenskrig. Her er efterretningstjenesten beskrevet: organisationen fra top til bund, virksomheden, resultaterne og fiaskoerne
Seizing the enigma : the race to break the German U-boat codes, 1939-1943 by David Kahn( Book )

40 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and held by 1,645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the personalities involved in British efforts to break the German U-boat codes
The reader of gentlemen's mail : Herbert O. Yardley and the birth of American codebreaking by David Kahn( )

13 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life and work of one of American intelligence's most controversial figures from his early life, his pioneering work in cryptography during World War I, the writing of one of the most important works in cryptography-- The American Black Chamber, to his later years writing, running a restaurant, and playing poker
Kahn on codes : secrets of the new cryptology by David Kahn( Book )

8 editions published in 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Navajo code talkers by Tom McCarthy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the role of a select group of Navajo Marines who developed a code based on their own native language that provided a means for secure communications among American forces in the Pacific during World War II
The New Codebreakers Essays Dedicated to David Kahn on the Occasion of His 85th Birthday by Peter Y. A Ryan( )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Festschrift volume is published in honor of David Kahn and is the outcome of a Fest held in Luxembourg in 2010 on the occasion of David Kahn's 80th birthday. The title of this books leans on the title of a serious history of cryptology named "The Cryptographers", written by David Kahn and published in 1967. This book contains 35 talks dealing with cryptography as a whole. They are organized in topical section named: history; technology - past, present, future; efficient cryptographic implementations; treachery and perfidy; information security; cryptanalysis; side-channel attacks; randomness embedded system security; public-key cryptography; and models and protocols
Seizing the enigma : the race to break the German U-boat codes, 1939-1943 by David Kahn( )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For almost four desperate years between 1939 and 1943, British and American navies fought a savage, losing battle against German submarine wolf packs. The Allies might never have turned the tide of that historic battle without an intelligence coup. The race to break the German U-boat codes is one of the last great untold stories of World War II. David Kahn, the world's leading historian of cryptology, brings to life this tense, behind-the-scenes drama for the first time. Seizing the Enigma provides the definitive account of how British and American code breakers fought a war of wits against Nazi naval communications and helped lead the Allies to victory in the crucial Battle of the Atlantic
How I discovered World War II's greatest spy : and other stories of intelligence and code by David Kahn( )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

INTRODUCTIONHow I Discovered World War II's Greatest Spy Who Was the Greatest Spy of World War II? AMERICAN STORIESDid Roosevelt Know? Pearl Harbor and the Inadequacy of Cryptanalysis Appendix: A Japanese CryptosystemThe Woman Who Made the Key DiscoveryHow the United States Viewed Germany and Japan in 1941Roosevelt, Magic, and UltraEdward Bell and His Zimmermann Telegram MemorandaCryptology and the Origins of Spread Spectrum Secret Telephone in the Cabinet War Rooms Defining Terms The First Unbreakable Scrambler Vocoder Speech Synthesizer StudiedEnter the X-System Telephones Protected against
Codebreaking and the Battle of the Atlantic by David Kahn( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of magic : memoirs of an American cryptologic pioneer by Frank B Rowlett( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Final solution of the Abwehr( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hitler's spies by David Kahn( Recording )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Author Kahn discusses the operations of German military intelligence during World War II, emphasizing the factors that inhibited its effectiveness
The codebreakers : the comprehensive history of secret communication from ancient times to the Internet by David Kahn( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The reader of gentlemen's mail : Herbert O. Yardley and American intelligence by David Kahn( Book )

2 editions published between 1900 and 2004 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Plaintext in the new unabridged : an examination of the definitions on cryptology in Webster's Third New International Dictionary by David Kahn( Book )

2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enigma : złamanie kodu U-Bootów, 1939-1943 by David Kahn( Book )

5 editions published in 2005 in Polish and English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cryptography : a collection of books and manuscripts offered for sale by Bernard Quaritch Limited by Bernard Quaritch (Firm)( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cracking the AP( )

in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"5 full-length practice tests (4 inthe book & 1 online) with complete answer explanations."
Clandestine operations : the arms and techniques of the Resistance, 1941-1944 by Pierre Lorain( Book )

3 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
David Kahn Amerikaans historicus

David Kahn amerikanischer Historiker, Journalist und Schriftsteller

David Kahn journaliste américain

David Kahn periodista estadounidense

David Kahn storico, giornalista e saggista statunitense

David M. Kahn

Kan Devid 1930-....

The Codebreakers

Кан, Дэвид

دیوید کان ریاضی‌دان، ژورنالیست، نویسنده، و تاریخ‌نگار آمریکایی

カーン, デイヴィッド

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Hitler's spies : German military intelligence in World War IISeizing the enigma : the race to break the German U-boat codes, 1939-1943The reader of gentlemen's mail : Herbert O. Yardley and the birth of American codebreakingSeizing the enigma : the race to break the German U-boat codes, 1939-1943The story of magic : memoirs of an American cryptologic pioneerThe codebreakers : the comprehensive history of secret communication from ancient times to the InternetThe reader of gentlemen's mail : Herbert O. Yardley and American intelligence