The Military Attachè

Title:                      The Military Attachè

Author:                 Alfred Vagts

Vagts, Alfred (1967). The Military Attachè. Princeton, NJ: Princeton Univ. Press

LCCN:    66014315

UB260 .V3


Date Updated:  February 24, 2016

This is a review by the Defense Intelligence School.[1]

An excellent treatment of the role of the attaché by an author who has done extensive writing and research in military, defense, and diplomatic affairs. He discusses both the history of the service attaché and his functions, past and present.

Reviewed by Paul W. Blackstock and Frank L. Schaf[2]

An analysis of the history and evolution of the role of the diplomatically accredited military attaché as an accepted espionage agent.

[1] Defense Intelligence School (1981). Bibliography of Intelligence Literature: A Critical And Annotated Bibliography of Open-Source Literature (7th ed, rev.). Washington, DC: Defense Intelligence School, p. 69

[2] Blackstock, Paul W. (1978) and Frank L. Schaf, Jr. Intelligence, Espionage, Counterespionage, And Covert Operations: A Guide to Information Sources. Detroit: Gale Research Co., p. 79


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