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Churchill and Secret Service

Stafford, David (Book - 1998)
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With absorbing detail about the secret world of agents and double agents rivaling le Carre, this groundbreaking work traces Churchill's connections with the world of intelligence, from his days as a member of the Cabinet that established the Secret Service to the war years, when his extensive intelligence network provided him with superior information - the brilliant pay-off for his years of nurturing these contacts. As both a riveting account of the origins and inner workings of modern intelligence agencies and a study of Churchill and his role in the development of modern day intelligence, Churchill and Secret Service is a major contribution to the study of modern and military history and a crucial missing key to understanding Churchill himself.
Authors: Stafford, David
Title: Churchill and Secret Service
Publisher: Woodstock, N.Y. : Overlook Press, 1998
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: xiii, 386 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
ISBN: 9780879518509
0879518502
Branch Call Number: 327.12 St
Statement of Responsibility: David Stafford
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 364-375) and index
Subject Headings: Great Britain Foreign relations 20th century Espionage, British World War, 1939-1945 Secret service Great Britain Intelligence service Great Britain History 20th century Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965
Topical Term: Espionage, British
World War, 1939-1945
Intelligence service
LCCN: 97043637
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