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Title:
The hidden hand : Britain, America, and Cold War secret intelligence
Author:
Aldrich, Richard J. (Richard James), 1961-
Publication Information:
Woodstock, NY : Overlook Press, 2002.

©2001
Physical Description:
xv, 733 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
Originally published: London : John Murray, 2001.
Language:
English
Contents:
From World War to Cold War, 1941-1945. Fighting with the Russians ; A Cold War in Whitehall ; Secret Service at the war's end: SIS and the CIA -- The Cold War gets going, 1945-1949. MI5: defectors, spy-trials and subversion ; The counter-offensive: from CRD to IRD ; The fifth column of freedom: Britain embraces liberation ; Liberation or provocation? Special operations in the Eastern bloc ; The front line: intelligence in Germany and Austria ; Operation Dick Tracy: air intelligence in London and Washington ; The failure of atomic intelligence ; GCHQ: signals intelligence looks east ; Defeat in Palestine -- The Cold War turns hot, 1950-1956. The Korean War ; Cold war fighting in Asia ; The struggle to contain liberation ; The CIA's federalist operation: ACUE and the European movement ; Atomic deception and atomic intelligence ; At the coal face: intelligence-gathering ; Moles and defectors: The impact of Guy Burgess and Donald Maclean ; At home and abroad: the information research department ; Defeat in the Middle East: Iran and Suez ; Victory in Malaya -- The Cold War widens, 1957-1963. Submarine, spy-flights and shoot-downs: intelligence after Suez ; Missiles and mergers: strategic intelligence ; Cyprus: the last foothold ; Working groups: special operations in the Third World ; The hidden hand exposed: from the Bay of Pigs to Profumo.
ISBN:
9781585672745
Format :
Book

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