Spies

Author by : John Townsend
Language : en
Publisher by : Heinemann-Raintree Library
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 47
Total Download : 158
File Size : 44,9 Mb
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Description : Presents a short study of how the CIA and FBI train spies, how they are used and why, and discusses famous spies from both world wars and the Cold War, how spies are depicted in films, and much more.


Spies For Hire

Author by : Tim Shorrock
Language : en
Publisher by : Simon and Schuster
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 41
Total Download : 869
File Size : 53,9 Mb
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Description : Reveals the formidable organization of intelligence outsourcing that has developed between the U.S. government and private companies since 9/11, in a report that reveals how approximately seventy percent of the nation's funding for top-secret tasks is now being funneled to higher-cost third-party contractors. 35,000 first printing.


Sneaky Spies

Author by : Charlotte Guillain
Language : en
Publisher by : Raintree
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 73
Total Download : 306
File Size : 52,6 Mb
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Description : This series recounts true tales of heroism and courage under fire throughout history, from ancient wars to the world's most recent conflicts.


School For Spies

Author by : Vickie York
Language : en
Publisher by :
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Total Read : 64
Total Download : 987
File Size : 40,6 Mb
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Spies Of The Kaiser

Author by : William Le Queux
Language : en
Publisher by : Routledge
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Total Read : 97
Total Download : 907
File Size : 42,8 Mb
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Description : Le Queux was the first and most prolific of all British spy writers, but Spies of the Kaiser was not just another tale of scheming foreigners and plucky British heroes, for this paranoid tale of German secret agents plotting the invasion of Britain played a major part in the formation of MI5, Britain's counter-espionage organisation. In his introduction, intelligence historian Nicholas Hiley explains how Le Queux's powerful blend of fact and fiction inspired a whole generation of British secret service officers, and led MI5 in a nation-wide hunt for a non-existent enemy.


Allen Dulles

Author by : James Srodes
Language : en
Publisher by : Regnery Publishing
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 16
Total Download : 459
File Size : 55,8 Mb
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Description : Allen Dulles was at the forefront of building a U.S. spy service long before WWII and was the driving force behind the CIA.


A Century Of Spies

Author by : Jeffery T. Richelson
Language : en
Publisher by : Oxford University Press
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 98
Total Download : 697
File Size : 48,6 Mb
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Description : Examines the role of espionage in world history through a discussion of information gathering in the modern world, including spy technology, the Cold War, and crisis intelligence


World War Ii Spies

Author by : Tim O'Shei
Language : en
Publisher by : Capstone
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 42
Total Download : 571
File Size : 41,5 Mb
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Description : Discusses the history of spying during World War II.


Ike S Spies

Author by : Stephen E. Ambrose
Language : en
Publisher by : Anchor
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 26
Total Download : 306
File Size : 53,9 Mb
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Description : This classic Cold War-era history looks at the way President Dwight Eisenhower managed America’s secret operations as general and as commander in chief and is based on privileged access to the president and his private papers—from bestselling historian Stephen E. Ambrose. During his time in office, Eisenhower projected the image of a genial bureaucrat, but behind that public face, he ran the most efficient espionage establishment in the world, overseeing assassination plots, the growth of the CIA, and the overthrow of governments. This book gives a behind-the-scenes look at some of the most ambitious secret operations in American history, including the 1954 overthrow of Jacobo Arbenz Guzmán’s government of Guatemala; Operation AJAX, which toppled Iran’s Mossadegh; and the U-2 flights over Russia. Some of Ike’s most conspicuous intelligence missteps are also discussed, including the failure to predict the German attack during the Battle of the Bulge and the tragic encouragement of freedom fighters in Hungary, Indonesia, and Cuba. Ike’s Spies is indispensible to anyone interested in the development of America’s Cold War spy operations.


Early Cold War Spies

Author by : John Earl Haynes
Language : en
Publisher by : Cambridge University Press
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 55
Total Download : 742
File Size : 51,8 Mb
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Description : Communism was never a popular ideology in America, but the vehemence of American anticommunism varied from passive disdain in the 1920s to fervent hostility in the early years of the Cold War. Nothing so stimulated the white hot anticommunism of the late 1940s and 1950s more than a series of spy trials that revealed that American Communists had co-operated with Soviet espionage against the United States and had assisted in stealing the technical secrets of the atomic bomb as well as penetrating the US State Department, the Treasury Department, and the White House itself. This book, first published in 2006, reviews the major spy cases of the early Cold War (Hiss-Chambers, Rosenberg, Bentley, Gouzenko, Coplon, Amerasia and others) and the often-frustrating clashes between the exacting rules of the American criminal justice system and the requirements of effective counter-espionage.