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Her Majesty's Secret Service : the making of the British intelligence community

Author: Christopher M Andrew
Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Viking, 1986, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher M Andrew
ISBN: 0670809411 9780670809417
OCLC Number: 12889018
Notes: Previously published as: Secret Service.
Description: xviii, 619 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Victorian prologue: MID, NID and the special branch --
Spies and spy scares: the birth of the Secret Service bureau --
Room 40: the rebirth of British codebreaking --
Secret intelligence on the western front --
Counter-espionage and counter-subversion: M15 and the special branch --
'Adventure and romance in the Secret Intelligence Service in red Russia": the failure of covert action --
The red menace at home --
The Irish débâcle --
GC & CS, SIS, and Anglo-Soviet relations 1920-1924 --Zinoviev letters and the breach with Russia --
Depression: the MacDonald years --
Appeasement: the road to Munich --
Rumours of war and war --
Winston Churchill and the making of the British Intelligence Community --
Epilogue: war and peace.
Other Titles: Secret Service
Responsibility: Christopher Andrew.

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