With his belief that the ends justified the means, Dulles had no qualms about consorting with Nazi leadership or working with resistance groups within other countries to topple governments. Now miller brings to life this exhilarating, and pivotal, period of world history—of desperate renegades in a dark and dangerous world where spies, idealists, and traitors match wits and blows to ensure their vision of a perfect future.
Simon schuster. From his townhouse in bern, and lovers’ bedrooms, back roads, and in clandestine meetings in restaurants, Dulles met with and facilitated the plots of Germans who were trying to destroy the country’s leadership. Scott miller’s fascinating agent 110 explains how leaders of the German Underground wanted assurances from Germany’s enemies that they would treat the country humanely after the war.
Agent 110: An American Spymaster and the German Resistance in WWII - Lively and engrossing. The wall street Journal “Absorbing and bracing. The seattle times this is the secret and suspenseful account of how OSS spymaster Allen Dulles led a network of Germans conspiring to assassinate Hitler and negotiate surrender to bring about the end of World War II before the Soviet’s advance.
Agent 110 is allen Dulles, a newly minted spy from an eminent family.
Agent M: The Lives and Spies of MI5's Maxwell KnightPublicAffairs - Publicaffairs. In telling knight's remarkable story, agent m also reveals for the first time in print the names and stories of some of the men and women recruited by Knight, on behalf of MI5, who were asked to infiltrate the country's most dangerous political organizations. Drawing on a vast array of original sources, Agent M reveals not only the story of one of the world's greatest intelligence operators, but the sacrifices and courage required to confront fascism during a nation's darkest time.
Spying is the art of knowing who to trust-and who to betrayMaxwell Knight was perhaps the greatest spymaster in history, rumored to be the real-life inspiration for the James Bond character "M. He did more than anyone in his era to combat the rising threat of fascism in Britain during World War II, in spite of his own history inside this movement.
Agent M: The Lives and Spies of MI5's Maxwell Knight - . Knight's work revolutionized British intelligence, pioneering the use of female agents, among other accomplishments. He was also truly eccentric--a thrice-married jazz aficionado who kept a menagerie of exotic pets--and almost totally unqualified for espionage. Yet he had a gift for turning practically anyone into a fearless secret agent.
Disciples: The World War II Missions of the CIA Directors Who Fought for Wild Bill DonovanSimon & Schuster - Helms was convicted of lying to Congress about the CIA’s effort to oust Chile’s president. Richard helms mounted risky intelligence programs against the Russians in the ruin of Berlin after the German surrender. Bill casey organized dangerous missions to penetrate Nazi Germany. A fantastic book, one of the very finest accounts of wartime spookery.
. A hell of a good tale. The wall street journal the author of the critically acclaimed bestseller Wild Bill Donovan, tells the story of four OSS warriors of World War II. Publicaffairs. Cia, spy. All four later led the CIA. They are the most famous and controversial directors the CIA has ever had—Allen Dulles, Richard Helms, William Colby, and William Casey.
Disciples: The World War II Missions of the CIA Directors Who Fought for Wild Bill Donovan - Colby would become a pariah for releasing to Congress what became known as the “Family Jewels” report on CIA misdeeds during the 1950s, sixties and early seventies. Dulles launched the calamitous operation to land CIA-trained, anti-Castro guerrillas at Cuba’s Bay of Pigs. Disciples is the story of these dynamic agents and their daring espionage and sabotage in wartime Europe under OSS Director Bill Donovan.
Casey would nearly bring down the cia—and ronald reagan’s presidency—from a scheme to secretly supply Nicaragua’s contras with money raked off from the sale of arms to Iran for American hostages in Beirut. Bill colby led oss commando raids behind the lines in occupied France and Norway.
The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold WarCrown - Like the greatest novels of john le carré, where the lines bleed between the personal and the professional, it brings readers deep into a world of treachery and betrayal, and one man's hatred of communism had the power to change the future of nations. Publicaffairs. Desperate to keep the circle of trust close, mi6 never revealed Gordievsky's name to its counterparts in the CIA, which in turn grew obsessed with figuring out the identity of Britain's obviously top-level source.
New york times bestseller“the best true spy story I have ever read. John le carrÉthe celebrated author of double cross and rogue heroes returns with his greatest spy story yet, a thrilling Americans-era tale of Oleg Gordievsky, the Russian whose secret work helped hasten the end of the Cold War.
The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War - If anyone could be considered a Russian counterpart to the infamous British double-agent Kim Philby, it was Oleg Gordievsky. Cia, spy. Their obsession ultimately doomed gordievsky: the CIA officer assigned to identify him was none other than Aldrich Ames, the man who would become infamous for secretly spying for the Soviets.
Unfolding the delicious three-way gamesmanship between america, and culminating in the gripping cinematic beat-by-beat of Gordievsky's nail-biting escape from Moscow in 1985, and the Soviet Union, Britain, Ben Macintyre's latest may be his best yet. He took his first posting for russian intelligence in 1968 and eventually became the Soviet Union's top man in London, but from 1973 on he was secretly working for MI6.
. The son of two kgb agents and the product of the best Soviet institutions, the savvy, sophisticated Gordievsky grew to see his nation's communism as both criminal and philistine.
A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win World War IIViking - She finally escaped through a death-defying hike over the Pyrenees into Spain, her cover blown. Cia, spy. A woman of no importance is the breathtaking story of how one woman's fierce persistence helped win the war. A new york times bestseller“excellent…this book is as riveting as any thriller, and as hard to put down.
The new york times book review"a compelling biography of a masterful spy, and a reminder of what can be done with a few brave people -- and a little resistance. Nprthe never-before-told story of virginia hall, the american spy who changed the course of World War II, from the author of ClementineIn 1942, the Gestapo sent out an urgent transmission: "She is the most dangerous of all Allied spies.
A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win World War II - Publicaffairs. Virginia established vast spy networks throughout France, called weapons and explosives down from the skies, and became a linchpin for the Resistance. Even as her face covered wanted posters and a bounty was placed on her head, Virginia refused order after order to evacuate. But she plunged back in, and led a victorious guerilla campaign, adamant that she had more lives to save, liberating swathes of France from the Nazis after D-Day.
Based on new and extensive research, resistance, Sonia Purnell has for the first time uncovered the full secret life of Virginia Hall--an astounding and inspiring story of heroism, spycraft, and personal triumph over shocking adversity. We must find and destroy her. The target in their sights was virginia hall, a Baltimore socialite who talked her way into Special Operations Executive, the spy organization dubbed Winston Churchill's "Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare.
Madame Fourcade's Secret War: The Daring Young Woman Who Led France's Largest Spy Network Against HitlerRandom House - The gestapo pursued them relentlessly, torturing, capturing, and executing hundreds of its three thousand agents, including Fourcade’s own lover and many of her key spies. Madame fourcade's secret war: the daring young woman who Led France's Largest Spy Network Against Hitler Hardcover - March 5, 2019 by Lynne Olson Author.
Although fourcade, clothing, and identity, constantly changing her hair color, moved her headquarters every few weeks, the mother of two young children, she was captured twice by the Nazis. Olson writes with verve and a historian’s authority. New york times bestseller • the little-known true story of marie-madeleine fourcade, the woman who headed the largest spy network in occupied France during World War II, from the bestselling author of Citizens of London and Last Hope Island“Brava to Lynne Olson for a biography that should challenge any outdated assumptions about who deserves to be called a hero.
The washington post in 1941 a thirty-one-year-old frenchwoman, a young mother born to privilege and known for her beauty and glamour, became the leader of a vast intelligence organization—the only woman to serve as a chef de résistance during the war. The name marie-madeleine chose for herself was Hedgehog: a tough little animal, that, unthreatening in appearance, as a colleague of hers put it, “even a lion would hesitate to bite.
Madame Fourcade's Secret War: The Daring Young Woman Who Led France's Largest Spy Network Against Hitler - No other french spy network lasted as long or supplied as much crucial intelligence—including providing American and British military commanders with a 55-foot-long map of the beaches and roads on which the Allies would land on D-Day—as Alliance. Cia, spy. Strong-willed, and a lifelong rebel against her country’s conservative, patriarchal society, independent, Marie-Madeleine Fourcade was temperamentally made for the job.
The Shadow War: Inside Russia's and China's Secret Operations to Defeat AmericaHarper - Madame fourcade's secret war: the daring young woman who Led France's Largest Spy Network Against Hitler Hardcover - March 5, 2019 by Lynne Olson Author. Intensive and disturbing, this invaluable and important work opens our eyes and makes clear that the war of the future is already here. This shadow war is already the greatest threat to America’s national security, even though most Americans know little or nothing about it.
. Isn’t this just bad actors acting badly? That kind of thinking is outdated and dangerous. In the shadow war, space engineers, sciutto introduces readers to the dizzying array of soldiers, sailors, civilians, computer scientists, submariners and their commanders, and senior intelligence officials who are on the front lines of this new kind of forever war.
The Shadow War: Inside Russia's and China's Secret Operations to Defeat America - The enemies of the west understand that while they are unlikely to win a shooting war, they have another path to victory. Cia, spy. Are we losing a war few of us realize we’re fighting? Poisoned dissidents. Emboldened by their successes, waging a brazen, these countries are, in fact, global war on the US and the West.
With on-the-ground reporting from ukraine to the south china sea, high-level contacts, from a sub under the Arctic to unprecedented access to America’s Space Command, Sciutto draws on his deep knowledge, and personal experience as a journalist and diplomat to paint the most comprehensive and vivid picture of a nation targeted by a new and disturbing brand of warfare.
Thankfully, America is adapting and fighting back. Weapons deployed in space.
Churchill's Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare: The Mavericks Who Plotted Hitler's DefeatPicador - The guerrilla campaign that followed was every bit as extraordinary as the six men who directed it. Six gentlemen, one goal: the destruction of hitler's war machine In the spring of 1939, a top-secret organization was founded in London: its purpose was to plot the destruction of Hitler's war machine through spectacular acts of sabotage.
One of them, cecil clarke, was a maverick engineer who had spent the 1930s inventing futuristic caravans. Led by dapper scotsman colin gubbins, single-handedly changed the course Second World War: a cohort hand-picked by Winston Churchill, aided by a group of formidable ladies, these men―along with three others―formed a secret inner circle that, whom he called his Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare.
Giles milton's churchill's ministry of ungentlemanly Warfare is a gripping and vivid narrative of adventure and derring-do that is also, perhaps, the last great untold story of the Second World War. Cia, spy. Publicaffairs. Now, his talents were put to more devious use: he built the dirty bomb used to assassinate Hitler's favorite, Reinhard Heydrich.
Churchill's Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare: The Mavericks Who Plotted Hitler's Defeat - Another, was a portly pensioner with an unusual passion: he was the world's leading expert in silent killing, William Fairbairn, hired to train the guerrillas being parachuted behind enemy lines. Madame fourcade's secret war: the daring young woman who Led France's Largest Spy Network Against Hitler Hardcover - March 5, 2019 by Lynne Olson Author.
Avenue of Spies: A True Story of Terror, Espionage, and One American Family's Heroic Resistance in Nazi-Occupied ParisCrown - After witnessing the brutal round-up of his Jewish friends, Jackson invited Liberation to officially operate out of his home at Number 11--but the noose soon began to tighten. Picador USA. Publicaffairs. From his office at the american hospital, itself an epicenter of Allied and Axis intrigue, Jackson smuggled fallen Allied fighter pilots safely out of France, a job complicated by the hospital director's close ties to collaborationist Vichy.
Madame fourcade's secret war: the daring young woman who Led France's Largest Spy Network Against Hitler Hardcover - March 5, 2019 by Lynne Olson Author. And number 84 housed the parisian headquarters of the Gestapo, run by the most effective spy hunter in Nazi Germany. So when american physician sumner jackson, who lived with his wife and young son Phillip at Number 11, found himself drawn into the Liberation network of the French resistance, he knew the stakes were impossibly high.
Avenue of Spies: A True Story of Terror, Espionage, and One American Family's Heroic Resistance in Nazi-Occupied Paris - Cia, spy. Awash with the tense atmosphere of World War II's Europe, Avenue of Spies introduces us to the brave doctor who risked everything to defy Hitler. Just down the road at number 31 was the "mad sadist" Theodor Dannecker, an Eichmann protégé charged with deporting French Jews to concentration camps.
The best-selling author of the liberator brings to life the incredible true story of an American doctor in Paris, and his heroic espionage efforts during World War IIThe leafy Avenue Foch, murderous secret police, amoral informers, one of the most exclusive residential streets in Nazi-occupied France, was Paris's hotbed of daring spies, and Vichy collaborators.
The untold story of the jackson family anchors the suspenseful narrative, and Kershaw dazzles readers with the vivid immediacy of the best spy thrillers.
Avenue of Spies: A True Story of Terror, Espionage, and One American Family's Heroic Resistance in Nazi-Occupied ParisBroadway Books - The best-selling author of the liberator brings to life the incredible true story of an American doctor in Paris, and his heroic espionage efforts during World War II. The leafy avenue foch, one of the most exclusive residential streets in Nazi-occupied France, was Paris's hotbed of daring spies, murderous secret police, amoral informers, and Vichy collaborators.
Broadway Books. So when american physician sumner jackson, who lived with his wife and young son Phillip at Number 11, found himself drawn into the Liberation network of the French resistance, he knew the stakes were impossibly high. And number 84 housed the parisian headquarters of the Gestapo, run by the most effective spy hunter in Nazi Germany.
After witnessing the brutal round-up of his Jewish friends, Jackson invited Liberation to officially operate out of his home at Number 11—but the noose soon began to tighten. Cia, spy. Publicaffairs. Just down the road at number 31 was the "mad sadist" Theodor Dannecker, an Eichmann protégé charged with deporting French Jews to concentration camps.
Avenue of Spies: A True Story of Terror, Espionage, and One American Family's Heroic Resistance in Nazi-Occupied Paris - Picador USA. When his secret life was discovered by his Nazi neighbors, he and his family were forced to undertake a journey into the dark heart of the war-torn continent from which there was little chance of return. Drawing upon a wealth of primary source material and extensive interviews with Phillip Jackson, Alex Kershaw recreates the City of Light during its darkest days.
The Moscow Rules: The Secret CIA Tactics That Helped America Win the Cold WarPublicAffairs - The soviet threat loomed larger than ever. The moscow rules tells the story of the intelligence breakthroughs that turned the odds in America's favor. Picador USA. Soviets kept files on all foreigners, studied their patterns, and tapped their phones. As experts in disguise, antonio and jonna were instrumental in developing a series of tactics--Hollywood-inspired identity swaps, ingenious evasion techniques, and an armory of James Bond-style gadgets--that allowed CIA officers to outmaneuver the KGB.
As russia again rises in opposition to America, this remarkable story is a tribute to those who risked everything for their country, and to the ingenuity that allowed them to succeed. Publicaffairs. From the spymaster and inspiration for the movie argo: how a group of brilliant but under-supported CIA operatives developed breakthrough spy tactics that helped turn the tide of the Cold WarAntonio Mendez and his future wife Jonna were CIA operatives working to spy on Moscow in the late 1970s, at one of the most dangerous moments in the Cold War.
The Moscow Rules: The Secret CIA Tactics That Helped America Win the Cold War - Intelligence work was effectively impossible. Madame fourcade's secret war: the daring young woman who Led France's Largest Spy Network Against Hitler Hardcover - March 5, 2019 by Lynne Olson Author. Broadway Books. Cia, spy.