The Cicero spy affair : German access to British secrets in World War II (Book, 1999) [WorldCat.org]
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The Cicero spy affair : German access to British secrets in World War II

Author: Richard Wires
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1999.
Series: Perspectives on intelligence history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The episode of the opportunistic valet of Britain's ambassador to neutral Turkey during World War II - dubbed "Cicero" for the eloquence of the top-secret material he appropriated from his employer Sir Hughe Knatchbull-Hugessen and sold to the Nazis - is a staple of intelligence lore. Yet this remarkable and sometimes comical story has often been recounted with little regard for the facts, most prominently in the
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wires, Richard.
Cicero spy affair.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1999
(OCoLC)607389514
Named Person: Elyesa Bazna; Elyesa Bazna; Elyesa Bazna
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Wires
ISBN: 0275964566 9780275964566
OCLC Number: 40395539
Description: xiii, 265 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. The "Notorious" Case --
2. Turkey and the Powers --
3. The Volunteer Spy --
4. Selling the Secrets --
5. Germany's Intelligence Labyrinth --
6. Questions and Doubts in Berlin --
7. Operation Bernhard --
8. Cicero's Outstanding Period --
9. The Contest for Turkey --
10. Searching for an Agent --
11. Cicero's Last Achievements --
12. An American Spy --
13. Denouement and Aftermath --
14. The Affair in Retrospect.
Series Title: Perspectives on intelligence history.
Responsibility: Richard Wires.

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