The history of the Special Operations Executive during World War II has been the subject of many books down the years. This is a detailed account of the development of equipment and techniques upon which the success of its subversive activities relied. SOE's behind-the-scenes research and development programme ranged from high explosive technology to chemical and biochemical devices; from the techniques of air supply to incendiarism; from camouflage to underwater warfare; and from radio communciations to weaponry. This is a well-documented account of how scientific and technical skills were exploited in support of the heroic efforts of SEO agents world wide during World War II.
SOE The Scientific Secrets
The History Press