MI6: Fifty Years of Special Operations

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MI6: Fifty Years of Special Operations

MI Fifty Years of Special Operations The first comprehensive history of the UK government overseas intelligence service MI by an acknowledged expert and author of the highly acclaimed Smear Epitomised in the public imagination by Jame

  • Title: MI6: Fifty Years of Special Operations
  • Author: Stephen Dorril
  • ISBN: 9781857027013
  • Page: 463
  • Format: Paperback
  • The first comprehensive history of the UK government overseas intelligence service, MI6, by an acknowledged expert and author of the highly acclaimed Smear Epitomised in the public imagination by James Bond, MI6 s svelte and glamorous image has been peeled away by Dorril s searching investigations to reveal a less savoury truth Here is the story of MI6 s recruitment operaThe first comprehensive history of the UK government overseas intelligence service, MI6, by an acknowledged expert and author of the highly acclaimed Smear Epitomised in the public imagination by James Bond, MI6 s svelte and glamorous image has been peeled away by Dorril s searching investigations to reveal a less savoury truth Here is the story of MI6 s recruitment operation after WW2 of former Nazis anticommunist guerrilla campaigns in the Ukraine and the Baltic States Operation Stalin which led to mass arrests and executions ordered by Stalin the European terrorist network Gladio tunnels built in Vienna and Berlin known as operation Gold and Silver and many other little known operations The dealings of George Blake, Oleg Penkowsky, Kim Philby and Maurice Oldfield, among others, are also fully explained, as are the many tensions that have existed and to some extent still exist between MI6 and its sister intelligence organisations especially in contentious territories such as Ireland Post Cold War, Dorril discusses what role, if any, MI6 will have in the future.

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    1. WesleyGerrard on said:

      This detailed 800 page book covers fifty years of MI6, the UK's foreign espionage service. From relatively humble beginnings during the second world war, MI6 grew to become a leading foe of Soviet Russia and its notorious KGB. The book documents in detail issues that affected the service from the beginning and I especially was enamoured by the division of early chapters covering each of the spheres of influence where MI6 were working in the aftermath of World War 2. The book amalgamates knowledg [...]

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