Monthly Archives: May 2014

Hot Books in the Cold War

Title:                      Hot Books in the Cold War Author:                 Alfred A. Reisch Reisch, Alfred A.(2013). Hot Books in the Cold War: The CIA-Funded Secret Western Book Distribution Program Behind the Iron Curtain. Budapest : Central European University Press LCCN:    2012048142 … Continue reading

Posted in Cold War | Tagged , | 1 Comment

The Brandenburger Commandos

Title:                      The Brandenburger Commandos Author:                  Franz Kurowski Kurowski, Franz (2005). The Brandenburger Commandos: Germany’s Elite Warrior Spies in World War II Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books LOC:       2005017821 D810.S7 K8613 2005 Date Posted:      May 9, 2014 Originally published in German … Continue reading

Posted in Abwehr, German Intelligence | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Surprise Attack

Title:                      Surprise Attack Author:                 Ephraim Kam Kam, Ephraim (1988). Surprise Attack: The Victim’s Perspective. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press LOC:       88015395 U163 .K27 1988 Date Posted:      May 7, 2014 Reviewed by Gregory F. Treverton.[1] Surprise attacks often succeed: so … Continue reading

Posted in Surprise | Tagged | Leave a comment

Shanghai Conspiracy

Title:                      Shanghai Conspiracy Author:                 Charles A Willoughby Willoughby, Charles A. (1952). Shanghai Conspiracy: The Sorge Spy Ring, Moscow, Shanghai, Tokyo, San Francisco, New York. New York: Dutton LCCN:    52006604 UB271.R9 W5 Subjects Sorge, Richard, 1895-1944. Espionage, Soviet. Notes Also … Continue reading

Posted in Spying | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Klaus Fuchs, A Biography

Title:                      Klaus Fuchs, A Biography Author:                 Norman Moss Moss, Norman (1987). Klaus Fuchs, A Biography: The Man Who Stole the Atom Bomb. New York: St. Martins LCCN:    87020464 UB271.R92 F836 1987 Subjects Fuchs, Klaus Emil Julius, 1911-1988. Spies–Soviet Union–Biography. … Continue reading

Posted in Atomic Spies | Tagged | 1 Comment


Title:                      Vassall Author:                 John Vassall Vassall, John (1975). Vassall: The Autobiography of a Spy. London: Sidgwick & Jackson LCCN:    75310536 UB271 Subjects Vassall, William John Christopher. Espionage, Soviet–Great Britain–History. Spies–Great Britain–Biography. Date Updated:  April 30, 2015 John Vassall[1] was … Continue reading

Posted in British Intelligence, Defectors | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

British Military Intelligence in the Palestine Campaign, 1914-1918

Title:                      British Military Intelligence in the Palestine Campaign, 1914-1918 Author:                 Yigal Sheffy Sheffy, Yigal (1998). British Military Intelligence in the Palestine Campaign, 1914-1918. Portland, OR: F. Cass LOC:       97001486 D568.7 .S46 1998 Date Posted:      May 2, 2014 Reviewed by … Continue reading

Posted in British Intelligence, WWI | Tagged | Leave a comment