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Spy and Counter-Spy: Espionage during the Second World War

History


by
Ian Dear

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 240 pages

File size: 2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Spy and Counter-Spy is the final volume in a trilogy that covers the most fascinating examples of clandestien warfare during the Second World War, and the methods and technology employed. It explores Soviet espionage in Britain and the United States that began during the war and continued into the Cold War that followed it. Spy and Counter-Spy not only relates outstanding incidents of spying, both amateur and professional, but the counter-measures that were employed by governments to defeat those involved in espionage. It also shows how a few agents weaving a web of intrigue and deception, that in some cases, has not been completely untangled even today. Revealing the astonishing capacity of both men and women to deceive and betray their countries, their friends, their colleagues, and their lovers. Espionage was called The Great Game by one of its participants, and how it was played by both sides makes it a fascinating subject.

Spy and Counter-Spy is the final volume in a trilogy that covers the most fascinating examples of clandestien warfare during the Second World War, and the methods and technology employed. It explores Soviet espionage in Britain and the United States that began during the war and continued into the Cold War that followed it. Spy and Counter-Spy not only relates outstanding incidents of spying, both amateur and professional, but the counter-measures that were employed… (more)

Spy and Counter-Spy is the final volume in a trilogy that covers the most fascinating examples of clandestien warfare during the Second World War, and the methods and technology employed. It explores Soviet espionage in Britain and the United States that began during the war and continued into the Cold War that followed it. Spy and Counter-Spy not only relates outstanding incidents of spying, both amateur and professional, but the counter-measures that were employed by governments to defeat those involved in espionage. It also shows how a few agents weaving a web of intrigue and deception, that in some cases, has not been completely untangled even today. Revealing the astonishing capacity of both men and women to deceive and betray their countries, their friends, their colleagues, and their lovers. Espionage was called The Great Game by one of its participants, and how it was played by both sides makes it a fascinating subject.

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