A Man Called Intrepid: The Secret War - Chapter 5-8 Summary & Analysis

William Stephenson
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Stephenson watched as Germany armed itself and prepared for war while England tried to pacify him. The Americans were making some efforts to break Japanese code; the information they had came from Colonel Bill Donovan who functioned in the same capacity for Roosevelt as Stephenson did for Churchill. Both Stephenson and Donovan agreed about the danger posed by Hitler and Germany. Their German counterpart at this time was Reinhard Heydrich who worked closely with his father-in-law, Admiral Wilhelm Canaris, who was involved with German foreign intelligence.

As a member of the Allied Control Commission that inspected German factories to ensure they complied with the peace treaty, Stephenson could see how they were hiding their production of weapons. Stephenson found out about the new Enigma through his business contacts and immediately recognized the implications. Chamberlain, at this time, was more interested in Russia than...

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