A Short Course in the Secret War

Author: Christopher Felix

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1568331797

Category: History

Page: 301

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This now classic insider's look at international intelligence and secret operations, based in part on the author's own Cold War experience in Hungary after World War II, has been updated to include a new afterword featuring revelations of Raoul Wallenberg's fate, British turncoat Kim Philby, and much more.

The Secret War with Iran

Author: Ronen Bergman

Publisher: Oneworld Publications

ISBN: 1780744676

Category: Political Science

Page: 432

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While many now fear a looming war with Iran, few know that this war is already raging and has been doing so for the past three decades. Starting from the aftermath of the Iranian revolution, intelligence expert Ronen Bergman details the complex array of political manoeuvring, assassination attempts, arms trading, and suicide bombs that have characterised the secret war between Iran and the intelligence services of Israel and the United States. Drawing on interviews with a plethora of intelligence agents from all sides, this is a riveting exploration of the growing influence of Iran in the Middle East, and the covert activities of the CIA and Mossad to tackle Iran and its political ambitions.

The Secret War

A True History of Queensland's Native Police

Author: Jonathan Richards

Publisher: Univ. of Queensland Press

ISBN: 9780702236396

Category: History

Page: 308

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Aboriginal troopers - led by white officers - formed Queensland's Native Police: a much-feared force that was responsible for the deaths of large numbers of Aboriginal people. Secretive by nature, their workings have long been misunderstood. They would often burn their victims and not report their 'dispersals' - a euphemism for mass murders and reprisal killings. But historian Jonathan Richards has spent years studying and documenting the force's brutal dispossession of Aboriginal people from their land. The Secret War is the culmination of his work and is the latest salvo in the History Wars that sees historians, politicians and writers arguing over the extent of Indigenous deaths in frontier clashes. It is an authoritative and groundbreaking contribution to our country's white settlement history.

The Secret War for the Union

The Untold Story of Military Intelligence in the Civil War

Author: Edwin C. Fishel

Publisher: HMH

ISBN: 0544388135

Category: History

Page: 760

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“A treasure trove for historians . . . A real addition to Civil War history” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review). At the end of the American Civil War, most of the intelligence records disappeared—remaining hidden for over a century. As a result, little has been understood about the role of espionage and other intelligence sources, from balloonists to signalmen with their telescopes. When, at the National Archives, Edwin C. Fishel discovered long-forgotten documents—the operational files of the Army of the Potomac’s Bureau of Military Information—he had the makings of this, the first book to thoroughly and authentically examine the impact of intelligence on the Civil War, providing a new perspective on this period in history. Drawing on these papers as well as over a thousand pages of reports by General McClellan’s intelligence chief, the detective Allan Pinkerton, and other information, he created an account of the Civil War that “breaks much new ground” (The New York Times). “The former chief intelligence reporter for the National Security Agency brings his professional expertise to bear in this detailed analysis, which makes a notable contribution to Civil War literature as the first major study to present the war’s campaigns from an intelligence perspective. Focusing on intelligence work in the eastern theater, 1861–1863, Fishel plays down the role of individual agents like James Longstreet’s famous ‘scout,’ Henry Harrison, concentrating instead on the increasingly sophisticated development of intelligence systems by both sides. . . . Expertly written, organized and researched.” —Publishers Weekly “Fundamentally changes our picture of the secret service in the Civil War.” —The Washington Post

The Secret War

The Office of Strategic Services in World War II

Author: George C. Chalou

Publisher: DIANE Publishing

ISBN: 9780788125980


Page: 376

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The proceedings of the first major scholarly conference on the OSS, which was in existence from 1941 through 1945. Includes 24 papers presented by veterans and historians of the OSS. Offers new insights into the activities and importance of the U.S.'s first modern national intelligence agency. Discusses: the U.S. on the brink of war; the operations of the OSS at the headquarters level and in the field throughout Western Europe, the Balkans, and Asia. Also explores the legacy of the OSS. Contributors include: Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., William Colby, Walt W. Rostow, Robin Winks, and Aline, Countess of Romanones.

The Secret War

An Account of the Sinister Activities Along the Border Involving Gardaí, RUC, British Army, and the SAS

Author: Patsy McArdle

Publisher: N.A


Category: Ireland

Page: 104

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The Secret War

The Heavens Speak of the Battle

Author: Heidi Hollis

Publisher: Writers Club Press

ISBN: 9780595203314

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 220

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Take an insightful journey into a world and battle unseen by many, but felt by most. A battle that entails the lives and spirits of all those who reside on Earth, or merely just visiting. For centuries its been rumored and prophesized that static between good and evil would accumulate to a final battle. Now hear the words spoken from those aware of and involved in this battle, and the roles and actions they take in it. Two young women unsuspectingly come into contact with a being named Cafth that shows them a new way of looking at the existence around them and how other non-human beings interfere in it. How these interfering beings called Shadows (or Shadow People), most often seen in the corner of ones vision, are truly a force to be reckoned with. Most importantly, Cafth teaches the women how to protect against harm and are guided to recalling how their and all human spirits are much more than any Shadow could stand up to. A realization that's to be essential for all to learn in the coming times in order for survival to be a reality for us all. Follow along to reach new heights in understanding the paranormal, spiritual and physical realms we are all a part of. In this personal, heartfelt and yet effervescent book thats written in modern-day language, youll see the reflection of the human side of coming to terms with and comprehending things outside societal norms. Also hear the very words of beings from elsewhere and their advice for the coming times, and the mysteries surrounding around the Great Pyramids of Egypt, crop circles, ghosts, God, government activities, the afterlife, comatose patients, Jesus visions, Stonehenge, various beings and their roles, Hell and self-help advice to stop unwanted intrusions by alien and demonic beings.

The Secret War

Treason, Espionage, and Modern Fiction

Author: Eva Horn,Geoffrey Winthrop-Young

Publisher: Northwestern University Press

ISBN: 0810127636

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 413

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The Secret War marks a new direction in the theoretical and cultural history of secret intelligence and state secrecy in the twentieth century through a study of that century's political fiction.

The Secret War

Author: Brian Johnson

Publisher: Pen and Sword

ISBN: 1844151026

Category: History

Page: 352

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Orginally a TV tie-in expanded from the BBC televison series, the book covers the behind-the-scenes aspects of the fight by the 'back room' scientists and technicians of WW2, including the battles against the Luftwaffe navigational beams, the V-1 and V-2 flying bombs, the development of radar, the battle against the u-boats, countering the magnetic mine, and the breaking of the codes produced by the Enigma machines.