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The Norwegian Intelligence Service, 1945-1970.

The Norwegian Intelligence Service, 1945-1970.

Author: Olav Riste
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014.
Series: Studies in Intelligence.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
This is a history of the Norwegian Intelligence Service (NIS) during the Cold War, based on its secret archives. The author describes a service that grew from a handful of specialists in 1946 to a multi-faceted organization with a personnel of about 1000 by the end of the 1960s.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Riste, Olav.
Norwegian Intelligence Service, 1945-1970.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Olav Riste
ISBN: 9781135230586 1135230587
OCLC Number: 870226597
Description: 1 online resource (350 pages).
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Maps; Preface; Abbreviations and Glossary; 1 Beginnings; 2 Into the Cold War: Intelligence and Security; 3 Occupation Preparedness: 'Stay Behind'; 4 Through the Iron Curtain: Humint and Photint; 5 Comint: Communications Intelligence; 6 Electronic Intelligence (1): The Air Force as Elint Pioneer; 7 Electronic Intelligence (2): The Norwegian Intelligence Service Takes Over; 8 Sound Waves in the Seas: BRIDGE/SOSUS/CANASTA; 9 Monitoring of Nuclear Tests. 10 Telemetry: Surveillance of Space, Missiles and Satellite Activity11 'Sets of Professional Bargains': The Foreign Relations of the Norwegian Intelligence Service; 12 A State Within the State? Controlling the Intelligence Service; 13 The Uses of Intelligence; 14 'Square Pegs in Round Holes': Organisation and Personnel; 15 Final Act for Evang; Conclusion; Operations and Code-Names; Maps; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Studies in Intelligence.


This work is the first history of the Norwegian Intelligence Service (NIS) in the Cold War written by independent historians with full access to the archives of the service.  Read more...


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