E. B. Held's A Spy's Guide to Santa Fe and Albuquerque PDF

By E. B. Held

whilst taking into account New Mexico, few american citizens imagine spy-vs.-spy intrigue, yet actually, to many overseas intelligence operatives, the state’s identify is almost synonymous with espionage, and Santa Fe is a sacred website. The KGB’s unmarried maximum intelligence and counterintelligence coups, and the making plans of the organization’s so much notorious assassination, all happened inside of one mile of Bishop Lamy’s statue in entrance of Saint Francis Cathedral in important Santa Fe.

In this interesting advisor, former CIA agent E. B. Held makes use of declassified files from either the CIA and KGB, in addition to secondary resources, to track probably the most infamous spying occasions in usa historical past. His paintings publications smooth viewers in the course of the background of such occasions because the plot to assassinate Leon Trotsky, Ted Hall’s supply of technical information of the atom bomb to the KGB, and the debatable allegations concerning Los Alamos nationwide Laboratory scientist Dr. Wen Ho Lee’s contacts with China.

Held presents heritage fabric in addition to smooth website destinations to permit chilly conflict fanatics the chance to discover in a complete new method the settings for those old events.

"A attention-grabbing look at the background that lies at the back of all of it, A Spy's consultant to Santa Fe and Albuquerque is a most sensible decide for these attracted to New Mexico or espionage history." -- Midwest e-book Review

"Bruce Held, himself an espionage officer of infrequent intelligence, perception and beauty, takes us on a outstanding strolling travel of espionage that extends seamlessly from Stalin's assassination of Leon Trotsky, via pre-cold struggle nuclear spying, Edward Lee Howard's chilly battle betrayal and into the current day worldwide wish to "steal" high-technology secrets and techniques. All of this facilities round a tiny yet important nook of the world---Santa Fe. because of Held's deft study and deep knowing of the tradecraft of espionage, Santa Fe now takes its position together with the ancient undercover agent facilities of the realm. it really is lengthy overdue." -- David Cohen, Former Director, CIA Clandestine Operations

"[Held's] booklet may be a beneficial consultant, in particular should you are looking to stopover at web site destinations whereas exploring the surroundings of a few of the main the most important spying operations in usa history." -- Tucson Citizen

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