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Author: Nigel West
ISBN13: 978-0436566035
Title: Seven Spies Who Changed the World
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Language: English
Category: Politics and Government
Publisher: Martin Secker & Warburg Ltd; 1St Edition edition (September 30, 1991)
Pages: 256

Seven Spies Who Changed the World by Nigel West

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This book looks afresh at the careers of seven men who - through their activity as spies - changed the history of the world.

These seven espionage case-studies focus on Dusko Popov, Wulf Schmidt, William Buckley, Anthony Blunt, George Blake, Francis Gary Powers and Greville Wynne.

12 20. Personal Name: West, Nigel. Publication, Distribution, et. London. Secker & Warburg, (c)1991. Physical Description: vii, 241 . p. of plates : ports. Download book Seven spies who changed the world, Nigel West.

Spies have long existed in the popular imagination as glamorous and shadowy figures. But how much is known about the real-life practitioners of the "black art" of espionage? In this enthralling look into the world of covert intelligence, renowned historian of espionage Ernest Volkman strips away the myths and Hollywood hype to reveal the actual human dramas behind "the world's second oldest profession.

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This book looks afresh at the careers of seven men who - through their activity as spies - changed the history of the world. They are: Sir William Stephenson, the man known as "Intrepid", the Canadian spymaster who co-ordinated British intelligence operations in the USA during World War Two; Francis Gary Powers, the U-2 pilot brought down over the Soviet Union in 1960; Wulf Schmidt, a German agent "turned" by MI5, who played a crucial part in deceiving the Nazis about the D-Day landings; Greville Wynne, the British agent who acted as a courier for Oleg Penkovsky, and whom West reveals as a Walter Mitty character; Dusko Popov, the wartime double agent who gave J.Edgar Hoover advance warning of an imminent Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour; George Blake, the British traitor; and William Buckley, the CIA station chief in Beirut, who was kidnapped and tortured to death by pro-Iranian terrorists.
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