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World turned upside down : U.S. naval intelligence and the early Cold War struggle for Germany

Author: Marvin B Durning
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Potomac Books, ©2007.
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In 1955, after assignments at the US Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI) and on board a destroyer, Marvin Durning arrived at ONI's office in Munich, Germany. During this year, he participated in the  Read more...

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Durning, Marvin B., 1929-
World turned upside down.
Washington, D.C. : Potomac Books, ©2007
(DLC) 2007025803
(OCoLC)145431778
Named Person: Marvin B Durning; Marvin B Durning; Marvin B Durning
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marvin B Durning
ISBN: 9781612343730 1612343732
OCLC Number: 755569279
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 185 pages, [8] pages of plates) : illustrations, map
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Foreword by Robert K. Massie; Author's Note; Prologue; PART I - The Mystery Office in Munich; Chapter 1 A Pre-Dawn Drive to Airbase Furstenfeldbruck; Chapter 2 To Germany and to Munich; Chapter 3 Val Rychly - "the Skipper"; Chapter 4 The People of Possart Platz 3; Chapter 5 "Another Intelligence Organization"; Chapter 6 A Highly Productive Intelligence Office; Chapter 7 U.S. Navy Visitors; PART II - Life in Munich; Chapter 8 Friends Made and Housing Found; Chapter 9 Max's Party; Chapter 10 Erika Muller; Chapter 11 Freedom to Publish - East and West; Chapter 12 Some Vignettes of Germany; Chapter 13 Visits to Dachau; PART III - Germany Transformed - Enemy to Ally; Chapter 14 The Gehlen Organization - Reinhard Gehlen and James Critchfield; Chapter 15 The Admirals and the New Germany Navy; Chapter 16 The Generals and the New Armed Forces - Sovereignty Restored, NATO; Chapter 17 Adenauer to Moscow, September 9-13, 1955; Chapter 18 Return of German Prisoners of War; PART IV - Enduring Friendships; Chapter 19 Helmuth Pich; Chapter 20 Max Pamitzki; Chapter 21 Vladimir Rychly; Epilogue; Appendices:; A. Max Parnitzki's Brief Curriculum Vitae and Experience as a Prisoner of War; B. Max Parnitzki's Iron Cross; C. U.S. Navy Letter of Recommendation for Max Parnitzki; D. Letter from Undersecretary of Navy to Val Rychly; E. Two Pages from V.L. Rychly Travel Diary; Glossary; Selected Bibliography; Acknowledgements.
Other Titles: U.S. naval intelligence and the early cold war struggle for Germany
Responsibility: Marvin B. Durning ; foreword by Robert K. Massie.
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