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by David Stafford

Author: David Stafford
Subcategory: True Crime
Language: English
Publisher: Overlook Books; 1 edition (January 2003)
Pages: 222 pages
Category: Biographies
Rating: 4.1
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David Stafford is an historian and former diplomat who has written extensively on espionage, intelligence, Churchill, and the Second World War. The former Project Director at the Centre for The Study of the Two World Wars at the University of Edinburgh, he is now an Honorary Fellow of the University and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Victoria in British Columbia, where he and his wife now live.

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I first thought of writing this book in June 1999, during a walk along the shore of the Starnberger See at Tutzing, outside Munich, during a conference on Germany and Cold War intelligence

For my sister Liz, fellow survivor. I first thought of writing this book in June 1999, during a walk along the shore of the Starnberger See at Tutzing, outside Munich, during a conference on Germany and Cold War intelligence. My old friend Bill Leary, professor of history at the University of Georgia, gave a brief paper on this legendary operation. German scholars attending the conference were aware of the Berlin tunnel but, like me, knew little about it. Leary himself had no plans for such a book and so, with his encouragement and help, I began.

Spies beneath Berlin. Books for People with Print Disabilities. - Central Intelligence Agency. - MI. Soviet Union. - Komitet gosudarstvennoĭ bezopasnosti. Operation Stopwatch/Gold, Berlin, Germany, 1955-1956. Electronic intelligence - Germany - Berlin. Cold Wa. Berlin (Germany) - History - 1945-1990. Internet Archive Books. Uploaded by Lotu Tii on February 6, 2014. SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata). Terms of Service (last updated 12/31/2014). This book tells the story. David Stafford is an historian and former diplomat who has written extensively on espionage, intelligence, Churchill, and the Second World War. David Stafford draws on eyewitness interviews and the full range of sources. Ironically, it was the Russians who supplied the minutes of the meeting that OK'd the tunnel.

Spies beneath berlin

Spies beneath berlin. The Extraordinary Story of Operation Stopwatch/Gold, the CIA’s Spy Tunnel Under the Russian Sector of Cold War Berlin. British historian Stafford (Roosevelt and Churchill, 2000, et. casts a revealing torchlight on an obscure and odd episode in the Cold War espionage game. It’s not much comfort to know, as the author recalls, that British schoolchildren in the 1950s feared nuclear annihilation as much as their American (and, presumably, Soviet) contemporaries. Neither is it much comfort to read of the astonishing incompetence that seems to have marked Allied efforts to spy on the Reds.

For other people named David Stafford, see David Stafford (disambiguation). Spies beneath Berlin, John Murray (London, England), 2002; Overlook Press (Woodstock, NY), 2003. Find sources: "David A. T. Stafford" – news · newspapers · books · scholar · JSTOR (May 2010) (Learn how and when to remove this template message). David Alexander Tetlow Stafford (born 10 March 1942) is projects director at Edinburgh University's Centre for the Study of the Two World Wars and Leverhulme Emeritus Professor in the University's School of History, Classics and Archaeology. Stafford took his . at Downing College, Cambridge in 1963.

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An account of the covert cold-war activities surrounding Operation Stopwatch/Gold traces the year-long high-risk surveillance of German Red Army intelligence from a secret tunnel and the activities of a British secret services mole who significantly impacted both sides. 15,000 first printing.