New PDF release: A Spy's Guide to Santa Fe and Albuquerque

By E. B. Held

ISBN-10: 0826349358

ISBN-13: 9780826349354

while deliberating New Mexico, few american citizens imagine spy-vs.-spy intrigue, yet in reality, to many foreign intelligence operatives, the state’s identify is sort of synonymous with espionage, and Santa Fe is a sacred web site. 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 primary Santa Fe.

In this interesting advisor, former CIA agent E. B. Held makes use of declassified records from either the CIA and KGB, in addition to secondary assets, to track essentially the most infamous spying occasions in usa background. His paintings publications glossy viewers during the historical past 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 relating to Los Alamos nationwide Laboratory scientist Dr. Wen Ho Lee’s contacts with China.

Held presents historical past fabric in addition to smooth web site destinations to permit chilly conflict fanatics the chance to discover in a complete new approach the settings for those old events.

"A attention-grabbing look at the historical past that lies in the back of all of it, A Spy's consultant to Santa Fe and Albuquerque is a best decide for these drawn to New Mexico or espionage history." -- Midwest publication Review

"Bruce Held, himself an espionage officer of infrequent intelligence, perception and beauty, takes us on a outstanding jogging journey of espionage that extends seamlessly from Stalin's assassination of Leon Trotsky, via pre-cold battle nuclear spying, Edward Lee Howard's chilly conflict 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 examine and deep knowing of the tradecraft of espionage, Santa Fe now takes its position at the side of the ancient undercover agent facilities of the area. it really is lengthy overdue." -- David Cohen, Former Director, CIA Clandestine Operations

"[Held's] e-book could be a useful consultant, specially in case you are looking to stopover at web site destinations whereas exploring the atmosphere of a few of the main an important spying operations in usa history." -- Tucson Citizen

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